The Evolving Approach to Management of Cancer Cachexia.

Abstract

Weight loss is distressing to cancer patients and caregivers. Anorexia/cachexia syndrome is characterized by lipolysis and the loss of lean body mass, and is not reversible by increasing caloric intake. The pathophysiology of cancer cachexia is complex and includes symptoms that impact caloric intake, as well as chronic inflammation, hypermetabolism, and… (More)

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@article{Dev2017TheEA, title={The Evolving Approach to Management of Cancer Cachexia.}, author={Rony Dev and Angelique Wong and David Hui and Eduardo F Bruera}, journal={Oncology}, year={2017}, volume={31 1}, pages={23-32} }