Appetite and appetite stimulants.

  • Chloe Shaw
  • Published 1993 in European journal of cancer care

Abstract

Poor appetite is a common symptom among cancer patients. It can lead to inadequate food intake, weight loss, physical debilitation and reduced tolerance to anti-neoplastic treatment. Although cancer-induced anorexia is not fully understood, there are some theories relating to its development. Interventions may be aimed at improving nutritional intake to… (More)

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