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2022 Jan-Jun

JCSM Rapid Commun



Muscle wasting in cancer: opportunities and challenges for exercise in clinical cancer trials.


Fairman CM, Lønbro S, Cardaci TD, VanderVeen BN, Nilsen TS, Murphy AE
JCSM Rapid Commun. 2022 Jan-Jun; 5(1):52-67.
PMID: 36118249.


Low muscle in cancer is associated with an increase in treatment-related toxicities and is a predictor of cancer-related and all-cause mortality. The mechanisms of cancer-related muscle loss are multifactorial, including anorexia, hypogonadism, anaemia, inflammation, malnutrition, and aberrations in skeletal muscle protein turnover and metabolism.