Compliance with nutrition prescription improves outcomes in patients with unresectable pancreatic cancer.

@article{Bauer2005ComplianceWN,
  title={Compliance with nutrition prescription improves outcomes in patients with unresectable pancreatic cancer.},
  author={Judith D Bauer and Sandra Capra and Diana Battistutta and Wendy A Davidson and Susan Ash},
  journal={Clinical nutrition},
  year={2005},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={998-1004}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS There are few well-designed studies evaluating the effect of oral nutrition supplements in patients with cancer cachexia. The aim of this study, in a posthoc analysis, was to examine the effect of dietary compliance on intake and body composition in patients with unresectable pancreatic cancer. METHODS Two hundred patients were randomised to receive 2 cans/day of a protein and energy dense, oral nutrition supplement+/-n-3 fatty acids in an international, multi-centre… CONTINUE READING

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