This year, the 11th international SCWD Conference on Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle Wasting offers an extra dimension of the scientific program with support of Maastricht University.
5 workshops offer an hands-on experience regarding innovation and implementation
in cachexia and sarcopenia



Workshop SCWD workshop MRI and metabolism

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SCWD workshop Risk and outcomeWorkshop Registration

Novel methodologies in basic cachexia research

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Rehabilitation and advanced care planningWorkshop Registration


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Maastricht, The Netherland 2018 Cachexia Conference

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7-9th December 2018
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•   Conference Powerpoints
•   Registration reductions
•   Networking …
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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.
Slides – Berlin 2016 >

11th 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.