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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Steinbach, S; Hundt, W; Zahnert, T; Berktold, S; Böhner, C; Gottschalk, N; Hamann, M; Kriner, M; Heinrich, P; Schmalfeldt, B; Harbeck, N 
Title:
Gustatory and olfactory function in breast cancer patients. 
Abstract:
PURPOSE: Loss of appetite is a common complaint in cancer patients. There is still no overall conclusion whether this symptom might be caused by distorted taste/smell function or by tumor byproducts. This knowledge would be important for adequate patient counseling as well as symptom relief. Several studies investigated taste function, but to our knowledge, only one studied olfactory function in cancer patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Sixty-nine breast cancer patients were investigated by a vali...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Support Care Cancer 
Year:
2010 
Journal volume:
18 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
707-13 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0941-4355 
TUM Institution:
Frauenklinik und Poliklinik; r Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie