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Metabolic Alterations in Patients with Oropharyngeal Cancer (1988)

Title:

Metabolic Alterations in Patients with Oropharyngeal Cancer

Key words:

metabolism, energy

Research Institution:

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Location:

Texas

Researcher:

Samuel Klein

Project Description:

Dr. Klein studied whether the excessive loss of weight experienced by many cancer patients may be due to an abnormality in metabolism which wastes the energy from food instead of using it to build and repair body tissues.

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