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Dietary Changes and Food Preferences Experienced by Older Adult Cancer Patients and the Impact on Health Outcomes

July 8, 2018

Food and Nutrition Journal

Principal Investigator: Joel B. Epstein, MD


To describe the impact of cancer treatment on the dietary behaviors and food preferences of older adult cancer patients and explore associations between these dietary changes and common cancer symptoms. Eight hundred cancer patients age 55 years of age and older undergoing cancer treatment completed a self-administered questionnaire.