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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

Head and Neck Cancer (HNC) patients receiving radiotherapy (+/- additional treatments) and nutritional counselling +/- Oral Nutritional Supplements (ONS) had better weight maintenance, protein-calorie intake and quality of life than those patients who did not receive ONS.