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Prof Maurizio Muscaritoli

Prof. Maurizio Muscaritoli

Presentation Roadmap/ Summary

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the presentation, the participant will be able to:

  1. Understand the pathophysiology and impact of cancer-related malnutrition
  2. Recognize the components of impaired nutritional status in cancer
  3. Identify those cancer patients in those nutritional surveillance and treatment should be prioritized

Key Takeaways/ Fast Facts

Key references

  1. Muscaritoli M, Lucia S, Farcomeni A, Lorusso V, Saracino V, Barone C et al. Prevalence of malnutrition in patients at first medical oncology visit: the PreMiO study. Oncotarget. 2017;8:79884-96
  2. Hebuterne X, Lemarie E, Michallet M, de Montreuil CB, Schneider SM, Goldwasser F. Prevalence of malnutrition and current use of nutrition support in patients with cancer. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2014; 38:196-204
  3. Martin L, Senesse P, Gioulbasanis I, Antoun S, Bozzetti F, Deans C et al. Diagnostic criteria for theclassification of cancer-associated weight loss. J Clin Oncol. 2015;33:90-9.


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