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Vitamin Deficiency-Induced Cachexia in Cancer (1984)

Title:

Vitamin Deficiency-Induced Cachexia in Cancer

Key words:

vitamin deficiency

Research Institution:

Tulane University

Location:

Louisiana

Researcher:

Carl Bernofsky

Project Description:

Dr. Bernofsky tested his hypothesis that cachexia, the slow wasting away of the body tissues that often accompanies cancer, is caused in part by the tumor destroying certain vitamins needed by the entire body to extract energy from food.

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