Cachexia and Wasting A Modern Approach

Co-editors: Stefan D. Anker Akio Inui John E. Morley Filippo Rossi Fanelli Daniele Scevola Michael W. Schuster Shing-Shing Yeh

G. Mantovani (Editor) Department of Medical Oncology University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy

Co-editors S.D. Anker

Imperial College, NHLI, Department of Clinical Cardiology, London, United Kingdom Applied Cachexia Research, Department of Cardiology Charité, Campus Virchow-Klinikum, Berlin, Germany

J.E. Morley

GRECC, VA Medical Center and Division of Geriatric Medicine, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO, USA

A. Inui

Kagoshima University

Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences Department of Behavioral Medicine Kagoshima, Japan

F. Rossi Fanelli

Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Rome, La Sapienza, Rome, Italy

D.Scevola

Department of Infectious Diseases, IRCCS S.Matteo Polyclinic, University of Pavia, Pavia, italy

Department of Medicine - Geriatrics University of New York at Stony Brook VAMC, Northport, NY USA

M.W. Schuster

Bone Marrow and Blood Stem Cell Transplantation Program, Center for Lymphoma and Myeloma, New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Medical Center, New York, NY, USA

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