Cancer anorexia/cachexia

  • Richard M. Goldberg
  • Charles L. Loprinzi
Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 100)


This chapter will address a number of issues regarding cancer anorexia/ cachexia. These include (1) the significance of this clinical problem; (2) potential mechanisms that cause cancer anorexia/cachexia; (3) mechanisms for studying antidotes for cancer anorexia/cachexia; (4) clinical trials of potential drugs; and (5) current recommendations for the therapy of cancer anorexia/cachexia.


Clin Oncol Anabolic Steroid Nandrolone Decanoate Hydrazine Sulfate Appetite Stimulant 
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  • Charles L. Loprinzi

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