The use of home parenteral nutrition (HPN) in patients with advanced cancer is controversial because survival is usually short and there are no data regarding the quality of life (QoL).

Quality of life and length of survival in advanced cancer patients on home parenteral nutrition / F. Bozzetti, L. Cozzaglio, E. Biganzoli, G. Chiavenna, M. De Cicco, D. Donati, G. Gilli, S. Percolla, L. Pironi. - In: CLINICAL NUTRITION. - ISSN 0261-5614. - 21:4(2002 Aug), pp. 281-8-288.

Quality of life and length of survival in advanced cancer patients on home parenteral nutrition

E. Biganzoli;
2002-08

Abstract

The use of home parenteral nutrition (HPN) in patients with advanced cancer is controversial because survival is usually short and there are no data regarding the quality of life (QoL).
Nutritional Status; Humans; Terminally Ill; Quality of Life; Aged; Patient Selection; Italy; Neoplasms; Prospective Studies; Aged, 80 and over; Adult; Nutrition Disorders; Middle Aged; Female; Male; Survival Analysis; Parenteral Nutrition, Home
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