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Loss of appetite is a common symptom of patients with cancer and can cause distress which impacts patients and caregivers. Patients diagnosed with head/neck, lung or pancreatic cancer will be recruited for this study to decrease the suffering and distress associated with eating during cancer treatment and improve the quality of life of patients by implementing an algorithm utilizing nutrition intervention and appetite stimulants.
Dexamethasone, Dronabinol, Mirtazapine, Nutrition Intervention
Not yet recruiting
Montefiore Medical Center
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-11-12T18:25:33-0500
RATIONALE: Antiemetic drugs, such as dexamethasone, palonosetron, and dronabinol may help lessen or prevent nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy. It is not yet known whether giving d...
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Nursing care provided cancer patients. It includes aspects of family functioning through education of both patient and family. The specialty of oncologic nursing focuses on cancer as a major health care problem.
Evaluation and measurement of nutritional variables in order to assess the level of nutrition or the NUTRITIONAL STATUS of the individual. NUTRITION SURVEYS may be used in making the assessment.
Complications that affect patients during surgery. They may or may not be associated with the disease for which the surgery is done, or within the same surgical procedure.
The study of NUTRITION PROCESSES, as well as the components of food, their actions, interaction, and balance in relation to health and disease in animals.
The study of NUTRITION PROCESSES as well as the components of food, their actions, interaction, and balance in relation to health and disease of children, infants or adolescents.
Cancer is not just one disease but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Most cancers are named for the organ or type of cell in which they start - for example, cancer that begins in the colon is called colon cancer; cancer th...
Pulmonary relating to or associated with the lungs eg Asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, COPD, Cystic Fibrosis, Influenza, Lung Cancer, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, Sleep Disorders etc Follow and track Lung Cancer News ...
The pancreas secretes a number of important hormones into the digestive tract and the blood stream. Cancers are most commonly exocrine than endocrine (neuroendocrine) tumors. Functional tumors secrete hormones; Insulinoma, Gastrinoma, Somatostatinoma, VI...