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Cachexia-anorexia syndrome in cancer patients

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cachexia.,
  • Anorexia.,
  • Neoplasms -- complications.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographies.

    Statementedited by Eduardo Bruera and Irene Higginson.
    SeriesOxford medical publications
    ContributionsBruera, Eduardo., Higginson, Irene.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 197p. ;
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17466984M
    ISBN 100192625403

    Scottish Palliative Care Guidelines – Anorexia/Cachexia. Non-pharmacological management • Offer information and practical advice about nutrition, diet and managing anorexia in advanced illness. • Address patient and carer concerns about the importance of providing nourishment. •. responses to the physiological challenges of cancer. In addi-tion, there is a secondary set of responses due to the variety of toxins that are currently infused into patients in an effort to cure the primary disease. It is the overlap of these two responses that leads to the cancer cachexia syndrome. Causes of anorexiaCited by:

    The cachexia-anorexia syndrome, which includes anorexia, wasting, anaemia, weakness, general debility and chronic nausea, is the most frequent problem suffered by cancer patients in addition to pain. Much new knowledge has recently been gained about the syndrome and this volume is a comprehensive source of reference on basic and clinical aspects. Cachexia is a multifactorial process of skeletal muscle and adipose tissue atrophy resulting in progressive weight loss. It is associated with poor quality of life, poor physical function, and poor prognosis in cancer patients. It involves multiple pathways: procachectic and proinflammatory signals from tumour cells, systemic inflammation in the host, and widespread metabolic changes Cited by: Abstract About half of all cancer patients show a syn-drome of cachexia, characterized by anorexia and loss of adipose tissue and skeletal muscle mass. Cachexia can have a profound impact on quality of life, symptom burden, and a patient’s sense of dignity. It is a very serious complica-tion, as weight loss during cancer treatment is associatedCited by:

    Anamorelin is a new first-in-class, oral, once daily drug, presently in phase III for the treatment of anorexia-cachexia in NSCLC, a detrimental multifactorial disorder that affects more than 50 percent of people with cancer and in which systemic inflammation, reduced food intake and altered metabolism contribute to loss of muscle mass and reduction of body weight leading to reduced quality of. Over the past 10 years, there have been major advances in the understanding of cancer cachexia and asthenia. These common complications of cancer are now thought to be the consequences of complex interactions between host, tumour, and psychosocial factors. Cachexia and asthenia commonly coexist, but they can occur independently of each other. Recently identified tumour-derived factors cause Cited by: Cancer anorexia–cachexia syndrome (CACS) is a complex metabolic syndrome, different from malnutrition and sarcopenia, which is very common in cancer patients. Treatment for CACS is based on nutritional support and CACS pathophysiology-modulating drugs. The most commonly used are megestrol acetate (MA) and corticosteroids.


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