Nutritional Management of Cancer Treatment Effects

Nutritional Management of Cancer Treatment Effects

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Malnutrition and its related symptoms are both frequent and deleterious effects of cancer treatment. Despite the importance of targeted nutritional interventions in ameliorating these effects, however, publications providing up-to-date information on novel nutritional approaches and strategies are lacking. This book is intended to fill the void by describing and evaluating in detail the nutritional strategies that may be employed to alleviate a wide variety of cancer treatment effects. The guidance provided will help to improve the survival and quality of life of cancer patients, and has the potential to dramatically affect how evidence-based clinical practice is established and improved over the coming decade. The author is a distinguished expert in the field who has more than 25 years of experience in oncology nutrition and has been involved in establishing and implementing a Clinical Nutrition Oncology Program.Table 2.3 Calculating energy requirements Basal energy expenditure (BEE) ... Squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck is associated with significant weight loss prior to ... The best and most accurate method of determining calorie expenditure is by measuring metabolic rate via direct or indirect calorimetry under aanbsp;...


Title:Nutritional Management of Cancer Treatment Effects
Author: Nagi B. Kumar
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-02-16
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