Assessment of nutrition in cancer patients and its effect on treatment outcome-A study from a developing country.

@article{Mukhopadhyay2006AssessmentON,
  title={Assessment of nutrition in cancer patients and its effect on treatment outcome-A study from a developing country.},
  author={Soma Mukhopadhyay and Christer Paul and K Thander and J Gorai and M Purakayet and Sadaruddin Biswas and R Choudhury and Rafi Ahmed and Prakash Chand Gupta and Ashis K. Mukhopadhyay},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2006},
  volume={24 18_suppl},
  pages={6125}
}
6125 Background: In developing countries one-third of the people suffer from mal-nutrition. It has been shown that a good nutritional status can reduce complications of treatment, strengthen the immune system and contribute to the patient's general well being throughout treatment. A good nutritional status is therefore essential for optimal treatment of a… CONTINUE READING