Nutrition Therapy Issues in Esophageal Cancer

@article{Miller2012NutritionTI,
  title={Nutrition Therapy Issues in Esophageal Cancer},
  author={Keith R Miller and Matthew C. Bozeman},
  journal={Current Gastroenterology Reports},
  year={2012},
  volume={14},
  pages={356-366}
}
Esophageal cancer has traditionally been a disease with poor long term outcomes in terms of both survival and quality of life. In combination with surgical and pharmacologic therapy, nutrition support has been demonstrated to improve patient tolerance of treatment, quality of life, and longterm outcomes. An aggressive multi-disciplinary approach is warranted with nutrition support remaining a cornerstone in management. Historically, nutrition support has focused on adequate caloric provision to… CONTINUE READING

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