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Nutritional Care in Cancer Patients: A Key Factor to Enhance Clinical Outcomes

Jan 25 | 2:30PM - 4:00PM

Nutritional Care in Cancer Patients: A Key Factor to Enhance Clinical Outcomes

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Identify the factors contributing to cancer cachexia
  2. Recognize the differences between malnutrition and cachexia
  3. Appreciate the role of nutritional care (i.e., counselling, supplementation, EN, PN) in cancer patients 
  4. Discuss the pharmacologic role of specific nutrients (i.e., HMB, omega-3 fatty acids, BCAA)

FACULTY & TOPICS

Identifying Cancer Cachexia
Maurizio Muscaritoli, MD

Treatment of Cancer-Associated Malnutrition
Alessandro Laviano, MD

MODERATOR

David August, MD

LEARNING LEVEL: Intermediate
UAN: 0216-0000-18-047-L01-P
CE CREDIT: 1.5 hours