Items Tagged ‘nutrition’

October 14th, 2014

Anamorelin May Be First Drug to Treat Cancer Cachexia

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A new drug, anamorelin, may be the first ever to effectively improve cancer cachexia. These findings were presented at the 2014 European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress in Madrid, Spain, September 26–30.[1] Cancer cachexia is a “wasting” condition in which the patient progressively loses significant amounts of bodyweight and muscle mass and suffers from […]

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Tags: anamorelin, appetite, cachexia, cancer, General, Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell, News, nutrition, Other News Topics (not Types of Cancer), Stages IIIB-IV Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell


August 20th, 2014

Exercise & Diet Rich in Fish May Help Prevent Colon Cancer’s Return

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A new study suggests that regular exercise and a diet that includes fish may help colon cancer patients improve their odds of avoiding a cancer recurrence. (1) The likelihood that patients will suffer a return of colon cancer more than doubles if they eat fish less than twice a week, or if they get less […]

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Tags: Adjuvant (I-III, A-C) Colon Cancer, Colon Cancer, diet, News, nutrition, recurrence, Screening/Prevention Colon Cancer, Stage IV (D)/Relapsed Colon Cancer