Psychosocial impact of cancer cachexia

@inproceedings{Hopkinson2014PsychosocialIO,
  title={Psychosocial impact of cancer cachexia},
  author={Jane B. Hopkinson},
  booktitle={Journal of cachexia, sarcopenia and muscle},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Cancer cachexia has impact on patients and their family members. Patients experience loss of weight often accompanied by anorexia and other debilitating symptoms that have clinical impact and impact everyday life. The importance of understanding this impact lies in (1) the alleviation of cachexia-related suffering and (2) its implications for treating cachexia. REVIEW Two decades of exploratory investigation of the manifestations, meaning and management of cancer cachexia reveal… CONTINUE READING
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