Factors associated with malnutrition in patients with head and neck cancer.

@article{Takenaka2014FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with malnutrition in patients with head and neck cancer.},
  author={Yukinori Takenaka and Masashi Yamamoto and Susumu Nakahara and Yoshifumi Yamamoto and Toshimichi Yasui and Atshushi Hanamoto and Norihiko Takemoto and Takahito Fukusumi and Takahiro Michiba and Hironori Cho and Hidenori Inohara},
  journal={Acta oto-laryngologica},
  year={2014},
  volume={134 10},
  pages={
          1079-85
        }
}
CONCLUSIONS Comorbidities as well as T classification were the primary determinants for the nutritional status of patients with head and neck cancer. OBJECTIVES We aimed to elucidate the underlying conditions of malnutrition in patients with head and neck cancer. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed 726 patients diagnosed with head and neck cancer between 2004 and 2013. Associations between malnutrition and clinical parameters were assessed using univariate and multivariate analyses… CONTINUE READING
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