Nutritional Management for Head and Neck Cancer Patients

  title={Nutritional Management for Head and Neck Cancer Patients},
  author={Carol Rees Parrish and Stephen Schoeff and Dane Michael Barrett and DeLassus Gress and Mark J Jameson},
HEAD AND NECK CANCER In the United States in 2013, oral cavity, pharynx and larynx cancers are projected to account for 3.2% of all new cancers.1 The vast majority of these are head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). In addition to survival, quality of life and functional outcomes have become paramount. Thus, much more attention has been paid to the necessity of maintaining good nutrition, both during and after treatment, and there has been a greater recognition of the unique challenges… CONTINUE READING

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