Evaluation of nutritional status in cancer patients receiving radiotherapy - A prospective study


Unsal D., Mentes B., Akmansu M., Uner A., Oguz M., Pak Y.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY-CANCER CLINICAL TRIALS, vol.29, no.2, pp.183-188, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/01.coc.0000198745.94757.ee
  • Journal Name: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY-CANCER CLINICAL TRIALS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.183-188
  • Keywords: cancer, nutrition, radiotherapy, subjective global assessment, QUALITY-OF-LIFE, RADIATION-THERAPY, PELVIC RADIATION, CONTROLLED-TRIAL, SCREENING TOOL, DOUBLE-BLIND, NECK-CANCER, HEAD, INTERVENTION, OUTPATIENTS
  • Gazi University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Objectives: The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the nutritional status of cancer patients receiving radiotherapy (RT) and to assess the possible contributions of nutritional support to patients with malnutrition.