Early identification of cancer-related malnutrition in patients with colorectal cancer before and after surgery: a literature review

Elke Wimmer, Agnes Glaus

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The aim of this literature review is to provide a comprehensive overview of methods for early identification of cancer-related malnutrition and/or risk of malnutrition in patients with colorectal cancer. The focus is also on applicability and feasibility of the use of nutritional tools in oncology clinical practice.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8775-8783
Number of pages9
JournalSupportive Care in Cancer
Issue number30
Publication statusPublished - 2022


  • Applicability of tools
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Malnutrition
  • Nutrition assessment
  • Nutrition screening tool

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