Physical activity and palliative cancer care.

  • Sonya S. Lowe
  • Published 2011 in
    Recent results in cancer research. Fortschritte…

Abstract

Palliative care is an interdisciplinary and holistic approach aimed at alleviating suffering from physical, psychosocial, and spiritual issues in progressive, advanced disease. Progressive fatigue and anorexia-cachexia syndrome can contribute to loss of physical function in the palliative cancer patient, to the detriment of overall quality of life. Physical… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-04231-7_15

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