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Global Cancer Cachexia Market 2017 Clinical Trial Profile Snapshots Abbreviations, Definitions, Research ...

Medgadget (blog) - Jan 20, 2017
Cancer-Cachexia-250-200 The Global Cancer Cachexia Market Key Vendors are Clinical Trial Profile Snapshots Abbreviations, Definitions, Research Methodology, Secondary Research. The report, named “Global Cancer Cachexia Market“, provides a ...

Cancer Cachexia Associated With Poor Outcomes

Doctors Lounge - Jan 4, 2017
Patients with sustained or newly developed cancer cachexia at six and 12 months after initial treatment for advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma are at higher risk of cancer recurrences, the onset of non-cancer health events, and poor ...

Weight Loss in Mesothelioma Requires Early Intervention

Mesothelioma.net Blog (blog) - Jan 16, 2017
As difficult as it is to make a mesothelioma diagnosis early, there are certain signs that should always act as a red flag, and weight loss is one of them. In mesothelioma as in many other types of cancer, anorexia/cachexia syndrome is an indication of ...

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Cachexia-Anorexia in Cancer Patients

Symptoms of weight loss, weakness, and lassitude (ie cachexia) can be found among 50 and 90% of cancer patients. This book provides the most comprehensive text in understanding the causes of these symptoms, how they are recognised and measured, which types of patients are affected, and the possible treatments. The book also examines the psychological impact on the patient and family and ways of managing this.

The editors' high international standing has enabled them to assemble an outstanding group of authors to write on the many aspects of cancer cachexia.
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Metabolic reprogramming induced by ketone bodies diminishes pancreatic cancer cachexia

by: Manchester Press
This work by various authors presents key research on Metabolic reprogramming induced by ketone bodies diminishes pancreatic cancer cachexia. Aberrant energy metabolism is a hallmark of cancer. To fulfill the increased energy requirements, tumor cells secrete cytokines/factors inducing muscle and fat degradation in cancer patients, a condition known as cancer cachexia. It accounts for nearly 20% of all cancer-related deaths. However, the mechanistic basis of cancer cachexia and therapies targeting cancer cachexia thus far remain elusive.
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Role of Oxidative Stress in Chronic Diseases

This book presents recent findings on the role of oxidative stress in chronic diseases. Understanding the mechanisms behind it enables readers to comprehend the rationale which underlies intervention in such conditions. The book places special emphasis on genetic polymorphism―an important issue related to this field of study. It covers the role of oxidative stress in transmissible disorders as well as non-transmissible chronic conditions with chapters on metabolic diseases, autoimmune and neurodegenerative diseases, and cancer and cachexia.
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Molecular and Integrative Physiology of the Musculoskeletal System, Volume 1211

This volume features invited scholarly papers on the topic of molecular and integrative physiology of the musculoskeletal system by clinician-scientists who work at both the bench and the bedside. In addition to bone physiology, this volume also includes papers on muscle physiology and on new paradigms such as arthritis, crossover therapeutics for bisphosphonates in cancer medicine, bone marrow stem cell research in cardiology, and systems biology and bone pathophysiology.

This volume examines the musculoskeletal system a complex network of molecular signaling both within the bone and also among bone, muscle, and other organs, such as the intestine, brain, pancreas, adipose tissue, and pituitary gland.
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Combating cachexia: New approaches

The 20th Annual Perspectives in Thoracic Oncology, held in New York, NY from November 21-22, 2015 provided thoracic oncology clinicians and researchers ...


The Genes, Development and Disease Group led by Erwin Wagner, head of the BBVA Foundation-CNIO Cancer Cell Biology Programme at the Spanish ...

Cancer cachexia: the overlooked enemy

View the full video on the prIME Oncology Website here: www.primeoncology.org/expertreview_cachexia2013 CME-certified expert discussion on the diagnosis ...

Cachexia overview

APB presentation of the importance of cachexia. Brief overview.

Cachexia (Medical Symptom)

Possible causes of Cachexia (Medical Symptom) Cachexia or wasting syndrome is loss of weight, muscle atrophy, fatigue, weakness, and significant loss of ...