A 41-year-old female asked:
weight of 37kg a drop from 7 stone within 4 months 5 foot 5 tall has non small cell lung cancer age 68 is this signs of terminal cachexia ?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc answered
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely: Most likely as the body enters a catabolic state in advanced malignancies. Concomitant conditions, related or not to cancer may coexist and contribute further to the weight loss.
Answered on Mar 12, 2020
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