Cancer cachexia: a nutritional or a systemic inflammatory syndrome?
Cancer cachexia has long been perceived as a nutritional syndrome. However nutritional interventions have been ineffective. With the recent integration of the inflammatory response in the definition of cachexia, should this now be the focus of treatment. Josh McGovern leads this perspective published in the British Journal of Cancer. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41416-022-01826-2