Date of this Version

1-1-2011

Document Type

Journal Article

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Isenring, E. (2011). Consensus-based nutritional recommendations for patients with head-and-neck cancer. Current Oncology, 18(4), 165-166.

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© Copyright, Multimed Inc, 2011

ISSN

1198-0052

Abstract

Extract: Patients with head-and-neck cancer constitute one of the diagnostic groups that most commonly experience deterioration of nutrition status. Malnutrition in patients with head-and-neck cancer is well known to potentially result in impaired wound healing, reduced immunocompetence, and decreased tolerance to treatment—and thus undesired treatment breaks and unplanned hospital admissions.

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