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Cancer cachexia: a molecular nutrition approach to cancer-related muscle loss

Vaughan, Vanessa Caron 2014, Cancer cachexia: a molecular nutrition approach to cancer-related muscle loss, PhD thesis, School of Medicine, Deakin University.

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Title Cancer cachexia: a molecular nutrition approach to cancer-related muscle loss
Author Vaughan, Vanessa CaronORCID iD for Vaughan, Vanessa Caron orcid.org/0000-0003-3879-2448
Institution Deakin University
School School of Medicine
Faculty Faculty of Health
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name PhD
Thesis advisor Lewandowski, Paul
Martin, Peter
Date submitted 2014-06
Keyword(s) cancer cachexia
antioxidant status
muscle atrophy
omega-3 EPA
Summary The project identified changes in molecular markers of antioxidant status and muscle atrophy during cancer-associated weight-loss, and confirmed omega-3 EPA as an effective treatment for muscle-loss in experimental cancer cachexia. The project also identified the PG-SGA nutrition tool as a powerful predictor of patient outcomes and survival in clinical cachexia.
Language eng
Field of Research 111103 Nutritional Physiology
Socio Economic Objective 920102 Cancer and Related Disorders
Description of original viii, 166 pages : illustrations, map, tables, graphs, some coloured
Dewey Decimal Classification 616.994
Copyright notice ┬ęThe author
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30072873

Document type: Thesis
Collection: Higher degree theses (citation only)
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