NRS-2002 for pre-treatment nutritional risk screening and nutritional status assessment in head and neck cancer patients

@article{OrellKotikangas2014NRS2002FP,
  title={NRS-2002 for pre-treatment nutritional risk screening and nutritional status assessment in head and neck cancer patients},
  author={Helena Orell-Kotikangas and Pia {\"O}sterlund and Kauko Saarilahti and Paula Ravasco and Ursula S Schwab and Antti Aarni M{\"a}kitie},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2014},
  volume={23},
  pages={1495-1502}
}
The aim of this study was to assess the value of nutritional risk screening-2002 (NRS-2002) as a nutritional risk screening and status assessment method and to compare it with nutritional status assessed by subjective and objective methods in the screening of head and neck cancer patients. Sixty-five consecutive patients (50 male), with a median age of 61 years (range, 33–77), with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) were enrolled prior to cancer therapy. Nutritional status was… CONTINUE READING

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