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Oncology

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

Paccagnella et al. 2010. Early nutritional intervention improves treatment tolerance and outcomes in head and neck cancer patients undergoing concurrent chemoradiotherapy.

Early nutritional intervention improves treatment tolerance and outcomes in head and neck cancer patients undergoing concurrent chemoradiotherapy.

A comparative study that showed that early nutritional intervention in patients with Head and Neck Cancer (HNC) receiving concurrent chemoradiotherapy resulted in improved treatment tolerance and fewer admissions to hospital. Suggesting that nutritional intervention must be initiated before chemoradiotherapy, and continued after treatment completion.