Clinical Nutrition Guidelines of the French Speaking Society of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (SFNEP): Summary of Recommendations for Adults Undergoing Non-surgical Anticancer Treatment

This is a clinical practice guideline for patients with cancer who suffer from weight loss and undernutrition (as called cachexia). These guidelines aim to give health professionals and patients practical and up-to-date advice to manage nutrition in the principal situations encountered during the cancer course according to the type of tumour and treatment. Outcomes of interest include: a nutritional evaluation, different types of nutritional care according to treatment type, the role of antioxidants and immunonutrition, as well as specific recommendations for palliative and elderly patients.