The use of high energy peptide feed to aid feed intolerance and promote growth in a paediatric oncology patient

Introduction. This case study presents a four year old child, newly diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL), who experienced significant intolerance to feeds as a result of his intense treatment regimen, largely chemotherapy. ALL is a cancer of the blood. It is the most common cancer in children, accounting for around one third of cases. Five hundred children are diagnose...

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