Evolving classification systems for cancer cachexia: ready for clinical practice?

David Blum, Aurelius Omlin, Ken Fearon, Vickie Baracos, Lukas Radbruch, Stein Kaasa, Florian Strasser, European Palliative Care Research Collaborative, Kenneth Fearon

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Abstract

Involuntary weight loss, the defining factor of cachexia, is a common consequence of advanced cancer.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)273-9
Number of pages7
JournalSupportive Care in Cancer
Volume18
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Keywords

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormones
  • Cachexia
  • Cannabinoids
  • Counseling
  • Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors
  • Eicosapentaenoic Acid
  • Humans
  • Neoplasms
  • Parenteral Nutrition, Total
  • Progestins

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