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