Integrative nutritional approaches to loss of weight and appetite in patients with advanced cancer

Richa Sood, Aminah Jatoi

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Abstract

Loss of weight and appetite are common in patients with advanced cancer, and yet palliative options for treating this sign and symptom remain limited. This article reviews the integrative approaches that have proven most effective to date for this sign and symptom and also discusses some of the challenges of proving efficacy of palliative therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e233-e236
JournalEuropean Journal of Integrative Medicine
Volume3
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2011

Keywords

  • Cancer
  • Loss of appetite
  • Weight loss

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Complementary and alternative medicine

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