Lessons from spending on megestrol for cancer cachexia

Timothy J. Brown, Sonal Gandhi, Thomas J. Smith, Arjun Gupta

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5553-5555
Number of pages3
JournalSupportive Care in Cancer
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 2021
Externally publishedYes

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Funding Information:
Dr. Gupta is supported by an American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Young Investigator Award. Dr. Smith is supported by grants NCI grant P 30 006973; 1 R01 CA177562-01A1, PCORI IHS 1609–36518; the Harry J. Duffey Family Fund for Palliative Care; and The Lerner Foundation, Washington DC.


  • Cachexia
  • Cancer
  • Financial toxicity
  • Megestrol
  • Supportive care

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