Impact of improved nutritional status on survival in ovarian cancer

  title={Impact of improved nutritional status on survival in ovarian cancer},
  author={Digant Gupta and Christopher G. Lis and Pankaj G. Vashi and Carolyn A. Lammersfeld},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
Malnutrition is a common occurrence in ovarian cancer and is a major cause of morbidity and mortality. We evaluated the impact of improvement in nutritional status on ovarian cancer survival. A retrospective chart review was performed on a case series of 98 ovarian cancer patients. Subjective global assessment (SGA) was used to evaluate nutritional status. Patients were classified as well-nourished (SGA A) or moderately–severely malnourished (SGA B/C). Patients were classified into four groups… CONTINUE READING


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