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Oncology

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

ESPEN expert group recommendations for action against cancer-related malnutrition

Patients with cancer are at particularly high risk for malnutrition because both the disease and its treatments threaten their nutritional status. However, cancer-related nutritional risk is sometimes overlooked or under-treated by clinicians, patients and their families. These ESPEN expert group recommendations provide clinical guidance in managing cancer related malnutrition.