Anthropometric measurements in non-small-cell lung cancer

  title={Anthropometric measurements in non-small-cell lung cancer},
  author={Domenico Ferrigno and Gianfranco Buccheri},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
There is evidence that malnutrition is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in lung cancer patients and may have an impact on the clinical course of disease. The simplest way to assess nutritional status at the patient's bedside remains recourse to anthropometric measurements. This study was carried out in order to assess the clinical and prognostic significance of triceps skinfold thickness (TST), arm circumference (AC), and wrist circumference (WC) in lung cancer. The patient… CONTINUE READING


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