Nutritional effects of oesophageal, gastric and pancreatic carcinoma.

@article{Gupta2003NutritionalEO,
  title={Nutritional effects of oesophageal, gastric and pancreatic carcinoma.},
  author={Rl Gupta and H Ihmaidat},
  journal={European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2003},
  volume={29 8},
  pages={
          634-43
        }
}
Cancer of the oesophagus, stomach or pancreas has profound effects on the nutritional status of the individual as normal functioning of these digestive organs is essential to physiological well-being. Thus the cancer patient is subjected not only to the localized and systemic effects of carcinoma but to the body's inability to properly nourish itself. It is therefore surprising that there is such a dearth of knowledge with respect to the effects of cancer of these organs on the totality of… CONTINUE READING

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