Postal address

Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine Norwegian University of Science and Technology Postboks 8905 7491 Trondheim Norway

Background and activities

Clinical nutritionist and reseracher at PRC. Unit for Cancer and Patient Research. Research group: Pain and palliation

Working with multi-centre clinical trials looking at  the effect of NSAIDs, excerise and nutrition in palliative cancer patients with cancer cachexia

PhD from The Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo



Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications


  • Balstad, Trude Rakel. (2010) Dietary plants and regulation of gene expression through Nrf2/EpRE and NF-kB. Unipub forlag. 2010. ISBN 978-82-8072-530-1.


  • Balstad, Trude Rakel; Solheim, Tora Skeidsvoll; Strasser, Florian; Kaasa, Stein; Bye, Asta. (2013) Dietary treatment of weight loss in patients with advanced cancer and cachexia: A systematic literature review. 7th International Conference of the Society on Sarcopenia, Cachexia and Wasting Disorders (SCWD) . Society on Sarcopenia,Cachexia and Wasting Disorders (SCWD); Kobe. 2013-12-09 - 2013-12-11.