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Uomo, "Anorexia-cachexia syndrome in pancreatic cancer: recent advances and new pharmacological approach," Advances in Medical Sciences, vol.
Meguid, "Cancer anorexia-cachexia syndrome: cytokines and neuropeptides," Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care, vol.
(22) Cytokines have been reported to influence the balance of orexigenic and anorexigenic circuits that predispose to cancer anorexia-cachexia syndrome. (23) Research shows that cancer anorexia-cachexia syndrome involves the interplay of mediators which includes hormones like leptin, neuropeptides (e.g., melanin-concentrating hormone, neuropeptide Y, and orexin) and cytokines (e.g., tumor necrosis factor alpha [TNF-[alpha]], interleukin [IL] 1, interleukin 6, and interferon [gamma]), (24) and differentiation factor.