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.

Society Activities

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


JCSM – Latest Issue

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•   Conference Powerpoints
•   Registration reductions
•   Networking …
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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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About the SCWD society

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

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Apply online for membership to the Society on Sarcopenia, Cachexia and Wasting Disorders.
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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.