What is it about?
Skeletal muscle depletion accompanied with physical functional decline started in the early phase of the chemotherapy in elderly patients with advanced lung cancer. (Trial registration No.: UMIN000009768)
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Why is it important?
There may be a need for early supportive care in these patients to prevent functional decline during chemotherapy.
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This page is a summary of: Skeletal muscle depletion during chemotherapy has a large impact on physical function in elderly Japanese patients with advanced non–small-cell lung cancer, BMC Cancer, August 2017, Springer Science + Business Media, DOI: 10.1186/s12885-017-3562-4.
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