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Quantity and quality of muscle in patients recently diagnosed with colorectal cancer: a comparison with cancer-free controls

Cancer/ Palliative treatment
Author
Cruz-Fernández et al.
Used Parameters : MM, PBF

Publication Year : 2020

Country : Spain

Journal : Supportive Care in Cancer

This cross-sectional study compares the muscle mass, core strength and physical fragility of patients recently diagnosed with colorectal cancer (pRD-CRC) with those of healthy subjects and identifies variables to be considered when designing pre-treatment physical interventions for such patients. Body composition, anthropometric variables, the muscle architecture of the lumbopelvic region, physical fitness and frailty were assessed in 32 pRD-CRC and 29 healthy control subjects. The patients showed a reduction in muscle mass (F …
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