Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Weight loss in head and neck cancer patients little noticed in general practice

van Wayenburg, C.A.M.; Rasmussen-Conrad, E.L.; Berg, Van Den; Merkx, Matthias AW; Staveren, Wija A van; van Binsbergen, J.J.; van Weel, Chris


Introduction: In head and neck cancer patients, weight loss increases morbidity and mortality, and decreases treatment tolerance and quality of life. Early nutritional intervention has beneficial effects on these factors. Aim: We observed patients' weight courses after specialists' care and surveyed nutrition-related documentation by general practitioners (GPs). Methods: From a Head and Neck Oncology Centre (HNOC) study, 68 patients were asked to participate in an extended general practice...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Primary Health Care


There are no files associated with this item.

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator