Immunonutrition before and during radiochemotherapy: improvement of inflammatory parameters in head and neck cancer patients

Supportive Care in Cancer, 04/02/2012

Stage III or IV head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) patients are characterised by a pro–inflammatory, pro–angiogenic and pro–oxidative status. Nutritional support could improve this inflammatory state and could prevent severe acute mucositis.

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