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Quality of Life and Nutritional Status Among Cancer Patients on Chemotherapy
Nunilon Vergara, Jose Enrique Montoya, Herdee Gloriane Luna, Jose Roberto Amparo, and Gloria Cristal-Luna
Oman Medical Journal, July 2013; 28(4): 270–274
Editors' comments: Dr. Ricardo Caponero
Malnutrition is prevalent among cancer patients, and maybe correlated with altered quality of life. This paper shows that global quality of life and its parameters physical state, role, emotional state, cognitive functioning, cancer fatigue, nausea and vomiting, pain, insomnia, and loss of appetite were statistically different across all Subjective Global Assessment groups.