3rd International Conference on Cancer Nutrition Therapy

May 9 – May 10, 2012,
Madrid, Spain
Multimodal Management of Nutritional Problems During Oncological Therapy
Jann Arends, MD
Freiburg University
Professor
Department of Medical Oncology
Senior Consulting Physician, Tumor Biology Center
Head, Gastroenterology and Nutrition Service
Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden–Württemberg, Germany
A vicious cycle exists in cancer patients between reduced oral intake, decreased physical activity, and inflammation. Therefore, treatment should be multimodal that includes, in addition to anti-cancer therapy, nutrition to increase energy and protein intake, muscle training, and anti-inflammatory drugs.

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