Nutrition intervention improves outcomes in patients with cancer cachexia receiving chemotherapy—a pilot study

@article{Bauer2004NutritionII,
  title={Nutrition intervention improves outcomes in patients with cancer cachexia receiving chemotherapy—a pilot study},
  author={Judith D Bauer and Sandra Capra},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2004},
  volume={13},
  pages={270-274}
}
The aim of this study was to examine the effect of nutrition intervention on outcomes of dietary intake, body composition, nutritional status, functional capacity and quality of life in patients with cancer cachexia receiving chemotherapy. Patients received weekly counselling by a dietitian and were advised to consume a protein- and energy-dense oral nutritional supplement with eicosapentaenoic acid for 8 weeks. The medical oncologist determined the chemotherapy protocol. Eight patients… CONTINUE READING