Managing Cancer-Related Anorexia/Cachexia

@article{Mantovani2001ManagingCA,
  title={Managing Cancer-Related Anorexia/Cachexia},
  author={Professor Giovanni Mantovani and Antonio Macci{\`o} and E. Rabino Massa and Clelia Madeddu},
  journal={Drugs},
  year={2001},
  volume={61},
  pages={499-514}
}
Cancer-related anorexia/cachexia (CAC) is a complex phenomenon in which metabolic abnormalities, proinflammatory cytokines produced by the host immune system, circulating tumour-derived catabolic factors, decreased food intake, and probably additional unknown factors, all play different roles. This review examines the mechanisms of CAC and its management. All the potential modalities of intervention from nutritional to pharmacological approaches are included with a clear distinction between… CONTINUE READING
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