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Social Risk Factors of Locher et al for Undereating by an Older Adult with Cancer

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Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Clinical Laboratory
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

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Locher et al identified a number of social reasons why an older adult with cancer may undereat. Interventions directed at these factors may improve nutrition for these patients. The authors are from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, the Birmingham-Atlandat VA Gerontology Research, Education, and Clinical Center, and Yale University.

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