Quality of life and nutritional status among cancer patients on chemotherapy.

@article{Vergara2013QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life and nutritional status among cancer patients on chemotherapy.},
  author={Nunilon G Vergara and Jose Enrique Montoya and Herdee Gloriane Luna and Jose Roberto Amparo and Gloria R Cristal-Luna},
  journal={Oman medical journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={270-4}
}
OBJECTIVES Malnutrition is prevalent among cancer patients, and maybe correlated with altered quality of life. The objective of this study is to determine wether quality of life among cancer patients on chemotherapy at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute- Cancer Unit differs from patients with normal nutrition based on the Subjective Global Assessment scale. METHODS A cross sectional study was conducted among cancer patients admitted for chemotherapy at the National Kidney and… CONTINUE READING