The Effect of a Home Delivery Meal Service of Energy- and Protein-Rich Meals on Quality of Life in Malnourished Outpatients Suffering from Lung Cancer: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

@article{Leedo2017TheEO,
  title={The Effect of a Home Delivery Meal Service of Energy- and Protein-Rich Meals on Quality of Life in Malnourished Outpatients Suffering from Lung Cancer: A Randomized Controlled Trial.},
  author={Eva Leedo and Josephine Gade and Sabrina Granov and Anders Mellemgaard and T W Klausen and Katrine Rask and Arne Astrup},
  journal={Nutrition and cancer},
  year={2017},
  volume={69 3},
  pages={444-453}
}
Undernutrition is prevalent in cancer patients and associated with increased incidence of complications and mortality. We investigated the effects of a home delivery meal service, providing a selection of energy-dense, protein-rich meals, on quality of life (QoL) in malnourished lung cancer patients. Forty lung cancer patients with nutritional risk score ≥3 (NRS-2002) were randomized to control or intervention. The intervention group was offered energy- and protein-rich main meals and snacks… CONTINUE READING
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