Nutrition and Patient Outcomes in Oncology

Editor(s): Z. Stanga, D. Low, V. Baracos, J. Kondrup, A. Laviano Clinical Nutrition Highlights Vol.Special Issue , 2013

Summary

This Special issue of Clinical Nutrition Highlights shows the role of Nutrition on Patients’ Outcomes in Oncology and is made of five articles illustrating this: Cancer Treatment and Nutrition (by Prof. Zeno Stanga, MD), Approaches to Nutritional Supplementation in Patients Undergoing Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy and Surgery for the Treatment of Esophageal and Esophagogastric Cancer (by Prof. Donald E Low, MD, FACS, FRCS(C)), Nutrition Modulation of Chemotherapy Efficacy and Toxicity (by Prof. Vickie E Baracos, PhD), Nutritional Interventions Improve QoL (by Prof. Jens Kondrup, MD, PhD), and Specialised Nutritional Intervention During Chemotherapy (by Prof. Alessandro Laviano, MD)