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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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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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