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Nutritional Probing of Cachectic Factors and of Metabolic and Bio-energetic Alterations in Lung Cancer (1988)

Title:

Nutritional Probing of Cachectic Factors and of Metabolic and Bio-energetic Alterations in Lung Cancer

Key words:

hormones, metabolic changes

Research Institution:

Emory University

Location:

Georgia

Researcher:

Mario DiGirolamo

Project Description:

Dr. DiGirolamo explored metabolic derangements underlying cancer cachexia in lung cancer patients. The possible mechanisms by which hormones and other substances released by the tumor or the host might induce the metabolic changes and lead to excessive weight loss were studied.

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