Abby S. Bloch, PhD | Authors

Special Considerations for Nutrition Intervention With Oncology Patients

February 01, 2003

For several decades, the nutritional deterioration ofpatients diagnosed with cancer has been recognized,and attempts have been made to prevent orreverse it. However, with all the advancements intechnology and medicine, it is somewhat surprisingto find that little has altered in the approach or themanagement of cancer patients suffering from acompromised nutritional status or altered metabolismdue to either the treatment or the disease process.