Thanks for your support of the 10th international conference. We now look forward to Maastricht 7-9 Dec 2018

11th international conference on  Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Wasting Disorders

2018 : Will Maastricht exceed the record breaking number of abstracts in Rome?

Over 250 abstracts were presented in Rome. We hope to exceed this number in Maastricht in 2018

2016 Impact Factor for JCSM

We are pleased to announce the 2016 Impact Factor for JCSM : 9.697 (from 7.883). The journal of the SCWD has risen one place to 8th in the ‘Medicine, General and Internal’ category

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JCSM – Latest Issue

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Maastricht, The Netherland 2018 Cachexia Conference

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7-9th December 2018
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Dr A Schols – towards a multi-modal intervention strategy in cachexia treatment

Dr John Morley discuses recent sarcopenia definitions

Prof Muscaritoli on the Premio study and cachexia prevalence in patients with cancer

Society Activities

Recent Projects include:
•   International conferences
•   Consensus workshops
•   The Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle (JCSM)
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Presentations – Berlin 2016

Sarcopenia, Cachexia and Muscle Wasting 9th International Conference
Selected Powerpoint presentations from the successful Dec ’16 meeting.
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10th annual conference

“Save the Date”. The 2017 SCWD cachexia conference will take place in Rome, 8-10 Dec ’17.
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About the SCWD society

More about the goals and activities of the society.
Research and education in cachexia, …

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Overview of wasting disorders

SCWD articles on:
Cachexia >
Sarcopenia >
Muscle wasting >

Definitions of cachexia and sarcopenia

View recent definitions from the literature together with videos on how to define cachexia and sarcopenia.