Zurich, Switzerland, 20-21 March 2009
The objective of this educational Symposium is to facilitate discussion about nutrition in cancer patients. Speakers will share their skills and knowledge about diet and cancer prevention, nutritional status and links to improved treatment outcome and survivorship issues. Presentations will include topics such as cancer and anti-cancer treatments, management of catabolic drive, psychosocial consequences of involuntary loss of weight, organizational aspects of nutritional support and nutrition in advanced cancer patients. Symposium attendees will learn about the correlation between nutrition and cancer and have the opportunity to exchange ideas and experiences with international experts in nutrition.
(web site: www.esmo.org)