Effects of Chemotherapy on Muscle Mass and Exercise Performance in Patients With Oesophageal Cancer. (Oeso-Chemo)
Read time: 1 mins
Last updated:3rd Dec 2012
Curative treatment for oesophageal cancer involves undertaking chemotherapy followed by an operation to remove the tumour. Chemotherapy has several effects upon the body, including effects upon the systems that control the creation and breakdown of muscle. We aim to review these effects by recording changes in the amount of exercise patients are able to undertake after chemotherapy and reviewing changes in muscle mass.
|Study start date||2012-12-03|