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Cachexia

Known as: CACHECTIC, Cachexia [Disease/Finding], Wasting syndrome 
The loss of body weight and muscle mass frequently seen in patients with cancer, AIDS, or other diseases.
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Review
2014
Review
2014
Cancer cachexia is a devastating, multifactorial and often irreversible syndrome that affects around 50–80% of cancer patients… 
Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
PURPOSE Emerging evidence suggests muscle depletion predicts survival of patients with cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS At a cancer… 
Review
2011
Review
2009
Review
2009
  • M. Tisdale
  • Physiological Reviews
  • 2009
  • Corpus ID: 13719538
Up to 50% of cancer patients suffer from a progressive atrophy of adipose tissue and skeletal muscle, called cachexia, resulting… 
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Review
2006
Review
2006
Cachexia causes weight loss and increased mortality. It affects more than 5 million persons in the United States. Other causes of… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Mice and cattle with genetic deficiencies in myostatin exhibit dramatic increases in skeletal muscle mass, suggesting that… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
MyoD regulates skeletal muscle differentiation (SMD) and is essential for repair of damaged tissue. The transcription factor… 
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Transforming growth factor-β1 (TGF-β1) is a multifunctional growth factor that has profound regulatory effects on many… 
Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Cachexia is a potentially lethal syndrome of unknown etiology characterized by anorexia, weight loss, and protein wasting that…