• 18F-FACBC PET/MRI in the evaluation of human brain metastases: a case report 

      Johannessen, Knut; Berntsen, Erik Magnus; Johansen, Håkon; Solheim, Tora S; Karlberg, Anna Maria; Eikenes, Live (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Abstract Background: Patients with metastatic cancer to the brain have a poor prognosis. In clinical practice, MRI is used to delineate, diagnose and plan treatment of brain metastases. However, MRI alone is limited in ...
    • ESPEN practical guideline: Clinical Nutrition in cancer 

      Muscaritoli, Maurizio; Arends, Jann; Bachmann, Patrick; Baracos, Vickie E.; Barthelemy, Nicole; Bertz, Hartmut; Bozzetti, Federico; Hütterer, Elisabeth; Isenring, Elizabeth; Kaasa, Stein; Krznaric, Zeljko; Laird, Barry J.A.; Larsson, Maria; Laviano, Alessandro; Mühlebach, Stefan; Oldervoll, Line Merethe; Ravasco, Paula; Solheim, Tora S; Strasser, Florian; van Bokhorst- De van der Schue, M; Preiser, Jean-Charles; Bischoff, Stephan C. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background This practical guideline is based on the current scientific ESPEN guidelines on nutrition in cancer patients. Methods ESPEN guidelines have been shortened and transformed into flow charts for easier use in ...
    • Interventions and symptom relief in hospital palliative cancer care: results from a prospective longitudinal study 

      Thronæs, Morten; Løhre, Erik T; Kvikstad, Anne; Brenne, Elisabeth; Norvaag, Robin; Aalberg, Kathrine Otelie; Moen, Martine Kjølberg; Jakobsen, Gunnhild; Klepstad, Pål; Solberg, Arne; Solheim, Tora S (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Purpose To study the use of interventions and symptom relief for adult patients with incurable cancer admitted to an acute palliative care unit providing integrated oncology and palliative care services. Methods All ...
    • Parenteral Nutrition in Advanced Cancer: The Healthcare Providers’ Perspective 

      Balstad, Trude Rakel; Løhre, Erik T; Thoresen, Lene; Thronæs, Morten; Skjelvan, Laila Strand; Helgås, Ragnhild Green; Solheim, Tora S; Sand, Kari (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      Introduction The evidence base for parenteral nutrition (PN) in advanced cancer patients is limited. We studied healthcare providers’ (HCPs’) experiences with PN in cancer patients, focusing on perceived treatment benefits ...
    • Physical rehabilitation in patients with head and neck cancer: Impact on health-related quality of life and suitability of a post-treatment program 

      Sandmæl, Jon Arne; Bye, Asta; Solheim, Tora S; Balstad, Trude Rakel; Thorsen, Lene; Skovlund, Eva; Kaasa, Stein; Lund, Jo-Åsmund; Oldervoll, Line Merethe (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Objective: Physical rehabilitation programs hold the potential to mitigate deterioration in health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in patients with head and neck cancer. The objective was to assess development in relevant ...
    • Reduced LDL-Cholesterol and Reduced Total Cholesterol as Potential Indicators of Early Cancer in Male Treatment-Naïve Cancer Patients With Pre-cachexia and Cachexia 

      Zwickl, Hannes; Hackner, Klaus; Köfeler, Harald; Krzizek, Eva-Christina; Muqaku, Besnik; Pils, Dietmar; Scharnagl, Hubert; Solheim, Tora S; Zwickl-Traxler, Elisabeth; Pecherstorfer, Martin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Cancer cachexia is characterized by the impairment of glucose and lipid homeostasis, the acceleration of processes promoting the mobilization of energy-rich compounds (e.g., insulin resistance, gluconeogenesis, and lipolysis) ...