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Nutritional Probing of Cachectic Factors, Metabolic Alterations, and Enhanced Energy Expenditure in Lung Cancer (1986)

Title:

Nutritional Probing of Cachectic Factors, Metabolic Alterations, and Enhanced Energy Expenditure in Lung Cancer

Key words:

fat, hormones

Research Institution:

Emory University

Location:

Georgia

Researcher:

Mario DiGirolamo

Project Description:

Dr. DiGirolamo explored the possibility that cancer cachexia may result from the excessive breakdown of fat stores throughout the body, caused by hormones or other substances released by the tumor.

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