ESPEN guidelines on nutrition in cancer patients

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    research cited in guidelines

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    European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN)
    a. ESPEN guidelines on nutrition in cancer patients (http://www.espen.org/education/espen-guidelines_ / http://www.clinicalnutritionjournal.com/article/S0261-5614(16)30181-9/abstract). These guidelines are reflective of the critical importance nutrition plays in the survival and quality of life of patients with cancer. The guidelines have also been officially endorsed by 3 world renowned organizations: European Society of Surgical Oncology; The European Association for Palliative care; and The Chinese Society of Clinical Oncology. These organisations are committed to facilitating the availability of quality guidelines and are dedicated to advancing science through multi-disciplinary collaboration and care so as to benefit patients and their carers.

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