Nutritional therapy during the treatment of head and neck cancer

@inproceedings{Kapaa2018NutritionalTD,
  title={Nutritional therapy during the treatment of head and neck cancer},
  author={Aleksandra Kapała},
  year={2018}
}
Multimodality treatments for patients with squamous cell head and neck cancer often produce significant mucositis and dysphagia, resulting in severe weight loss that requires nutritional support. Continuously progressing malnutrition is associated with shorter time to the development of complications, with shorter overall survival (OS), worse response to oncological treatment, deteriorating quality of life, and poorer performance status; moreover, cachexia strongly affects treatment tolerance… CONTINUE READING

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