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Pain and Functional Status Predict Malnutrition in Elderly Women With Breast Cancer

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Bryant Fowler From: Elderly women with breast cancer who report pain or have impaired functional status should be screened for malnutrition, reported Janine Overcash, PhD, APRN-CNP, FAANP, FAAN, and coauthors at the 48th Annual Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Congress. “Proactive screening prior to clinical signs and symptoms is important to the health of older people undergoing cancer treatment …