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The aim of this study is to investigate those nutritional problems contributing to loss of lean body mass in lung and pancreas cancer patients in chemotherapy. Furthermore to investigate alterations in taste and how they correlates with changes in following factors: nutritional intake, physical activity, appetite, food preferences, side effects, fatique and meal perception.
Condition or disease
Lung CancerPancreatic Cancer
This study will include a recruitment of 50 lung and pancreas cancer patients currently in chemotherapy. They will be observed during a period of 9-12 week, including at least 2 chemotherapy treatments. The presence and severity of the nutritional problems will be examined by observing as many different factors as possible. This includes taste alterations, weight changes, nutritional intake, physical activity, interviews and weekly questionnaires. In relation to this our primary outcome is to investigate the correlation between changes in taste and changes in nutritional intake. Secondarily we want to investigate nutritional intake, physical activity, appetite, food preferences, side effects, fatique and meal perception.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Lung and pancreas cancer patients in chemotherapy.
Lung or pancreas cancer patient
In chemoterapy regardless of line treatment with/without combined treatment
Able to speak and read in danish
Inability to give consent and complete questionnaires
Participating in clinical interventions during the periode of observation
Allergic to milk or for any reason don't consume diary products