Article Abstract

Cancer cachexia: definitions, outcomes, and treatments

Authors: Charles B. Simone II

Abstract

The January issue of Annals of Palliative Medicine is a focused issue dedicated to the incredibly important syndrome of cancer cachexia. This issue is guest edited by Mellar Davis, MD, the Director of Palliative Services at Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pennsylvania and Eduardo Bruera, MD, the FT McGraw Chair in the Treatment of Cancer and Chair of the Department of Palliative, Rehabilitation and Integrative Medicine at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.