Malnutrition in pediatric patients with cancer at diagnosis and throughout therapy: A multicenter cohort study

Zimmermann, Karin; Ammann, Roland A; Kuehni, Claudia E; De Geest, Sabina; Cignacco, Eva (2013). Malnutrition in pediatric patients with cancer at diagnosis and throughout therapy: A multicenter cohort study. Pediatric blood & cancer, 60(4), pp. 642-649. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley-Liss 10.1002/pbc.24409

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Malnutrition is a common problem in pediatric patients with cancer. Reported prevalence varies widely and has often been assessed only in a subset of childhood types of cancer. This study aimed to describe the prevalence of malnutrition among pediatric patients newly diagnosed with cancer, to describe the occurrence and course of malnutrition during therapy and to identify factors associated with malnutrition during therapy.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Pre-clinic Human Medicine > Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Endocrinology (DFKE) > Clinic of Paediatric Medicine

UniBE Contributor:

Ammann, Roland; Kühni, Claudia and Cignacco, Eva

Subjects:

600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health
300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology > 360 Social problems & social services

ISSN:

1545-5009

Publisher:

Wiley-Liss

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:40

Last Modified:

21 Jan 2015 21:17

Publisher DOI:

10.1002/pbc.24409

PubMed ID:

23281136

Web of Science ID:

000316291400021

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.16499

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/16499 (FactScience: 224150)

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