The relationship between nutritional status and handgrip strength in adult cancer patients: a cross-sectional study


ALKAN Ş. B. , ARTAÇ M., RAKICIOĞLU N.

SUPPORTIVE CARE IN CANCER, vol.26, no.7, pp.2441-2451, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00520-018-4082-8
  • Title of Journal : SUPPORTIVE CARE IN CANCER
  • Page Numbers: pp.2441-2451

Abstract

Malnutrition is a common complication in head, neck and lung cancer patients, particularly in cases of gastrointestinal system (GIS) cancer. Therefore, an assessment of malnutrition is crucial for early nutritional interventions. It was conducted as a cross-sectional study to evaluate nutritional status of adult cancer patients.