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Evaluating the Combined Intervention of Nutritional Supplementation (Remune) and Exercise in Patients With Cancer Cachexia

2019-10-24 12:49:52 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The main purpose of this research study is to determine if the use of a nutritional supplement and exercise improve or worsen cachexia.

Description

In this study the investigator would like to better understand how cachexia may improve or worsen, and how exercise and nutritional supplements may impact this process. The investigator would like to see whether a nutritional supplement (Remune) with or without a walking and progressive resistance exercise program (EXCAP©®, Exercise for Cancer Patients) can improve symptoms in patients with lung or gastrointestinal cancers with weight loss and cachexia. The investigator would also like to find out if this nutritional supplement and exercise intervention improves physical performance, day-to-day function, quality of life, and how the supplement and/or exercise may affect different markers in the blood over time.

Study Design

Conditions

Cachexia; Cancer

Intervention

Remune, EXCAP©®

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

University of Rochester

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-24T12:49:52-0400

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