Taste, Odor Intervention Improves Cancer Therapy, According To Study

Thursday, April 2, 2009 - 11:21 in Health & Medicine

Cancer therapies, including chemotherapy and radiotherapy, may alter and damage taste and odor perception, possibly leading to patient malnutrition, and in severe cases, significant morbidity. Scientists conducted a study to provide researchers and physicians with a better understanding of the types and causes of taste and odor dysfunctions so that they can develop treatments and improve the quality of life of their patients.

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