The impact factor of the Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle for 2018 is 10.754.

The journal is number one in the Geriatrics & Gerontology category and within the top ten and Q1 for Medicine, General and Internal.

This year, the 13th international SCWD Conference on Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle Wasting  with support of Charité University.


Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle Wasting: Definition


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


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12th annual conference

“Save the Date”. The 2019 SCWD cachexia conference will take place inBerlin, 6-8 Dec ’19.
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Overview of wasting disorders

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Definitions of cachexia and sarcopenia

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