• Muscle mass and association to quality of life in non-small cell lung cancer patients 

      Bye, Asta; Sjøblom, Bjørg; Wentzel-Larsen, Tore; Grønberg, Bjørn Henning; Baracos, Vickie E.; Hjermstad, Marianne Jensen; Aass, Nina Kathrine; Bremnes, Roy M.; Fløtten, Øystein; Jordhøy, Marit Slaaen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background Cancer wasting is characterized by muscle loss and may contribute to fatigue and poor quality of life (QoL). Our aim was to investigate associations between skeletal muscle index (SMI) and skeletal muscle ...
    • The applicability of a weight loss grading system in cancer cachexia: a longitudinal analysis 

      Vagnildhaug, Ola Magne; Blum, David; Wilcock, Andrew; Fayers, Peter; Strasser, Florian; Baracos, Vickie E.; Hjermstad, Marianne Jensen; Kaasa, Stein; Laird, Barry J; Solheim, Tora Skeidsvoll (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background A body mass index (BMI) adjusted weight loss grading system (WLGS) is related to survival in patients with cancer. The aim of this study was to examine the applicability of the WLGS by confirming its prognostic ...