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Newark, NJ
A 44-year-old female asked about a male:

My grandfather,his 98 years old has cancer and spread all over his body,he dont want to eat at all?

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Dr. Majd Alfreijat
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Ensure!!: decreased appetite could happen with advanced Cancer and it could be quite significant. Try ensure supplement drink.. would not recommend a feeding tube. at this stage doctors and family should focus on patient's comfort
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Last updated Jan 17, 2017

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