Cachexia

Monitoring Metastasis and Cachexia in a Patient with Breast Cancer: A Case Study

Monitoring Metastasis and Cachexia in a Patient with Breast Cancer: A Case Study

[Clinical Medicine Insights: Oncology] A case study of a 49-year-old premenopausal woman with metastatic invasive ductal breast carcinoma in the vertebral and iliac bones, which progressed with new metastases to her hips, thigh bones, and vertebrae.

Helping Families Cope With Cancer-related Anorexia and Cachexia

Helping Families Cope With Cancer-related Anorexia and Cachexia

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Loss of appetite and not eating are difficult aspects of cancer for patients' loved ones to understand. Continued and diligent nurse education can help both patients and families cope with this disturbing effect.

Breakthrough supportive care: Overcoming cancer anorexia/cachexia

Breakthrough supportive care: Overcoming cancer anorexia/cachexia

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A new drug is proven to offer significantly better outcomes for patients with non-small cell lung cancer who experience this debilitating side effect.

Anamorelin improves appetite and body mass in patients with cancer anorexia-cachexia

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A new drug, anamorelin, has been found to improve appetite and body mass in patients with advanced lung cancer who are experiencing cancer anorexia and cachexia.

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