Definition of Cancer anorexia
Cancer anorexia: Loss of desire to eat due to cancer. Cancer anorexia contributes to malnutrition, increases morbidity (illness) and mortality (death), and impinges on the quality of life.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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