Kathleen E. Thrush, MS | Authors

Specialty Nutrition: New Approaches and Novel Ingredients

February 01, 2003

Specialty nutrition for patients with cancer is anexciting area in research. It is well known thatpatients with cancer experience many nutritionalproblems during the course of their disease-in particularanorexia and weight loss.[1,2] Specialty nutritioncan impact nutritional status directly by improvingweight and lean body mass, or indirectly by improvingcommon symptoms often associated with cancerand cancer therapies.