Nutrition in oncology: the case of micronutrients (review).

  title={Nutrition in oncology: the case of micronutrients (review).},
  author={A. Str{\"o}hle and K. Z{\"a}nker and A. Hahn},
  journal={Oncology reports},
  volume={24 4},
  • A. Ströhle, K. Zänker, A. Hahn
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Oncology reports
  • In the course of cancer disease, many oncological patients develop tumor-associated malnutrition characterized by an insufficient supply of macro- and micronutrients. The inadequate nutritional status and the cancer anorexia-cachexia syndrome related to it are clinically relevant, as the response to antineoplastic measures, such as radiation and chemotherapy, is diminished, their side effects aggravated and the patient's quality of life and prognosis negatively affected. Therefore, the… CONTINUE READING
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