Research breakthrough in fight against muscle wasting diseases

15 septiembre 2015

It is estimated that half of all cancer patients suffer from a muscle wasting syndrome called cachexia. Cancer cachexia impairs quality of life and response to therapy, which increases morbidity and mortality of cancer patients. Currently, there is no approved treatment for muscle wasting, but a new study could be a game changer for patients, improving both quality of life and longevity.