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Journal of Nutrition Research
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Journal of Nutrition Research

Year: 2021, Volume: 9, Issue: 1, Pages: 8-18

Review Article

IAPEN India : Nutrition Consensus Guidelines in Oncology Clinical Practice

Received Date:12 December 2021, Accepted Date:22 December 2021, Published Date:28 December 2021


Malnutrition is one of the most common and significant issue during the treatment of cancer. Poor nutritional management during the treatment may impede the progress in the treatment. Many international societies have nutritional recommendations published on their websites. India, being a multicultural population with varied nutritional habits and local beliefs have no cohesive evidence-based nutritional approach during and after treatment. The current guideline has been formulated jointly by oncologists, nutritionists, and multidisciplinary professionals with an aim to provide science based standard nutritional guidance to the community healthcare professionals across India. The committee referred to major international guidelines published in recent past. With intense deliberations adopted few selective recommendations which are compatible with Indian practice.

Keywords: Cancer, Nutrition, Consensus guideline, nutrition in cancer, IAPEN guidelines, IAPEN cancer guidelines


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