Nutritional Support of Patients with Advanced Cancer
Part of the
Recent Results in Cancer Research
book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 121)
Advanced cancer is a condition which may last for weeks, months, or even years. The extent of nutritional support required therefore varies from patient to patient. The aim of nutritional support is to maintain or restore health through nutrition (Boisaubin 1984). In the context of advanced cancer, it is evident that the emphasis is on maintenance of the present state of health.
KeywordsParenteral Nutrition Advanced Cancer Nutritional Support Care Giver Dietary Advice
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