Nutrition and exercise interventions for patients with lung cancer appear beneficial, but more studies are required

Kiss, N. and Isenring, E. (2013) Nutrition and exercise interventions for patients with lung cancer appear beneficial, but more studies are required. Current Oncology, 20 4: E281-E282. doi:10.3747/co.20.1552


Author Kiss, N.
Isenring, E.
Title Nutrition and exercise interventions for patients with lung cancer appear beneficial, but more studies are required
Journal name Current Oncology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1198-0052
Publication date 2013-08
Sub-type Editorial
DOI 10.3747/co.20.1552
Open Access Status DOI
Volume 20
Issue 4
Start page E281
End page E282
Total pages 2
Place of publication Milton, ON, Canada
Publisher Multimed
Collection year 2014
Language eng
Formatted abstract
Patients with lung cancer have a symptom burden—including fatigue, anorexia, and weight loss—that is among the highest for all types of cancer. These symptoms have the potential to result in malnutrition and subsequent poorer patient and clinical outcomes, such as reduced quality of life, reduced tolerance to treatment, and increased health care costs. Interventions that improve fatigue and maintain or improve nutrition status are therefore of great importance.

The systematic review by Payne et al. of exercise and nutrition interventions in patients with advanced lung cancer in this issue of Current Oncology highlights the limited high-quality research that has been conducted in this area...
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Editorial
Collection: School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences Publications
 
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