Clinical determinants of weight loss in patients with esophageal carcinoma during radiotherapy: a prospective longitudinal view.

@article{Jiang2014ClinicalDO,
  title={Clinical determinants of weight loss in patients with esophageal carcinoma during radiotherapy: a prospective longitudinal view.},
  author={Nan Jiang and Jin-Zhi Zhao and Xiao-Cen Chen and Li-Ya Li and Li-juan Zhang and Yue Zhao},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2014},
  volume={15 5},
  pages={1943-8}
}
PURPOSE The prevalence of weight loss in esophageal carcinoma patients is high and associated with impairment of physical function, increased psychological distress and low quality of life. It is not known which factors may contribute to weight loss in patients with esophageal carcinoma during radiotherapy in China. The objective of this study was to identify the associated demographic and clinical factors influencing weight loss. METHODS We evaluated 159 esophageal carcinoma patients between… CONTINUE READING

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