Beneficial immune modulatory effects of a specific nutritional combination in a murine model for cancer cachexia

@article{Faber2008BeneficialIM,
  title={Beneficial immune modulatory effects of a specific nutritional combination in a murine model for cancer cachexia},
  author={Joerg Faber and Petra Vos and Diane Kegler and Klaske van Norren and Josep Maria Argil{\'e}s and Alessandro Laviano and Johan Garssen and Ardy van Helvoort},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2008},
  volume={99},
  pages={2029 - 2036}
}
The majority of patients with advanced cancer are recognised by impaired immune competence influenced by several factors, including the type and stage of the tumour and the presence of cachexia. Recently, a specific nutritional combination containing fish oil, specific oligosaccharide mixture, high protein content and leucine has been developed aimed to support the immune system of cancer patients in order to reduce the frequency and severity of (infectious) complications. In a recently… CONTINUE READING