Management of Anorexia, Cachexia, and Weight Loss in Patients With Advanced Cancer

Diane G. Cope

anorexia, cachexia, weight loss
CJON 2002, 6(4), 241-242. DOI: 10.1188/02.CJON.241-242

The purpose of this multi-institutional, double-blind, randomized study was to assess the efficacy of dronabinol (Marinol®, Unimed Pharmaceuticals, Deerfield, IL) administered either alone or in combination with megestrol acetate (Megase®, Bristol-Myers Squibb Oncology, Princeton, NJ) in comparison to megestrol acetate for cancer-associated anorexia.

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