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Oncology

Information for healthcare professionals to learn more about the nutritional management of patients with cancer.

Cerada et al. 2018. Nutritional counseling with or without systematic use of oral nutritional supplements in head and neck cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy

Nutritional counseling with or without systematic use of oral nutritional supplements in head and neck cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy.

A study evaluating the benefit of oral nutritional supplements(ONS) in addition to nutritional counselling in head and neck cancer(HNC) patients undergoing radiotherapy. HNC patients receiving radiotherapy and nutritional counselling with ONS had better weight maintenance, protein-calorie intake and quality of life than those patients who did not receive ONS.