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Protein and Amino Acid Metabolism in Cancer Cachexia
     

Protein and Amino Acid Metabolism in Cancer Cachexia

by Peter W.T. Pisters (Editor)
 
Cancer cachexia is a complex syndrome characterized by diminished nutrient intake and progressive tissue depletion manifest clinically as anorexia and weight loss. This review examines the basic research that has addressed the fundamental derangements in host intermediary protein metabolism and evaluates current therapeutic approaches to the management of cancer

Overview

Cancer cachexia is a complex syndrome characterized by diminished nutrient intake and progressive tissue depletion manifest clinically as anorexia and weight loss. This review examines the basic research that has addressed the fundamental derangements in host intermediary protein metabolism and evaluates current therapeutic approaches to the management of cancer cachexia. This volume provides a new approach as well as a comprehensive review of current basic and clinical research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783662223482
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
12/31/2013
Series:
Medical Intelligence Unit Series
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1996
Pages:
275
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.63(d)

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