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Anamorelin improves appetite and body mass in non-small cell lung cancer with cancer anorexia-cachexia

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Published: 27.09.14
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Dr David Currow - Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia

Prof David Currow of Flinders University Adelaide, Australia discusses research from a phase III trial at ESMO 2014 surrounding a new drug called Anamorelin for patients with advanced lung cancer. The new drug has been seen to improve appetite and body mass by mimicking the effects of the so-called “hunger hormone” ghrelin, which is secreted by the stomach.

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