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Mechanisms of Cachexia in Cancer Patients (1987)

Title:

Mechanisms of Cachexia in Cancer Patients

Key words:

tumor necrosis factor

Research Institution:

Stanford University

Location:

California

Researcher:

Frank M Torti

Project Description:

Dr. Torti explored how a hormone-like substance called tumor necrosis factor can affect the genes of fat cells and lead to the development of cachexia in cancer patients.

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