Baseline depression predicts malnutrition in head and neck cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy

Abstract

Poor nutritional status is common and associated with mortality and morbidity in patients with head and neck cancer (HNC). While there are several established clinical risk factors for poor nutritional status during HNC radiotherapy, the complete aetiology is not known. The association of malnutrition with psychological factors has been recognised in other… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00520-011-1087-y

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@article{Britton2011BaselineDP, title={Baseline depression predicts malnutrition in head and neck cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy}, author={Ben I Britton and Kerrie Ann Clover and Lorna Bateman and Cathy Odelli and Karen Wenham and Annette Zeman and Gregory Carter}, journal={Supportive Care in Cancer}, year={2011}, volume={20}, pages={335-342} }