Animal models of the cancer anorexia–cachexia syndrome

Abstract

Cancer cachexia, a complex wasting syndrome, is common in palliative medicine. Animal models expand our understanding of its mechanisms. A review of cancer cachexia and anorexia animal models will help investigators make an informed choice of the study model. Cancer-anorexia cachexia animal models are numerous. No one is ideal. The choice should depend on… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00520-010-0972-0

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