Prevalence of Cachexia in Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy
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Cachexia and low nutritional intake are a common phenomena in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. The purpose of this study is to assess prevalence of cachexia and low nutritional intake and the impact on quality of life, fatigue and mortality in patients undergoing chemotherapy. Furthermore interactions between these parameters, tumor disease and chemotherapy, respectively.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 85 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients will be selected in primary care clinics.
Patients undergoing chemotherapy at least in the second cycle.
Patients who have signed a written Informed Consent.
Patients with implanted pacemaker or defibrillator.