NPY and brain monoamines in the pathogenesis of cancer anorexia.

@article{Laviano2008NPYAB,
  title={NPY and brain monoamines in the pathogenesis of cancer anorexia.},
  author={Alessandro Laviano and Akio Inui and Michael Marwan Meguid and Alessio Molfino and Caterina Conte and Filippo Rossi Fanelli},
  journal={Nutrition},
  year={2008},
  volume={24 9},
  pages={802-5}
}
Cancer anorexia frequently characterizes the clinical journey of patients with cancer and affects patients' morbidity, mortality, and quality of life. A constellation of symptoms concur to the diagnosis of anorexia, and early satiety, changes in taste/smell, and nausea are the more frequently reported. The pathogenesis of cancer anorexia is multifactorial… CONTINUE READING