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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Mueller, Tara C; Burmeister, Marc A; Bachmann, Jeannine; Martignoni, Marc E 
Title:
Cachexia and pancreatic cancer: are there treatment options? 
Abstract:
Cachexia is frequently described in patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) and is associated with reduced survival and quality of life. Unfortunately, the therapeutic options of this multi-factorial and complex syndrome are limited. This is due to the fact that, despite extensive preclinical and clinical research, the underlying pathological mechanisms leading to PDAC-associated cachexia are still not fully understood. Furthermore, there is still a lack of consensus on the definit...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
World J Gastroenterol 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
20 
Journal issue:
28 
Pages contribution:
9361-73 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1007-9327 
TUM Institution:
Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik