We look forward to Maastricht 7-9 Dec 2018 The practical workshops will focus on innovation and implementation.

11th international conference on  Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Wasting Disorders




The 11th International SCWD Conference on Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle Wasting, Maastricht, Netherlands, 07/12/2018-09/12/2018 has been accredited by
the EuropeanAccreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®)


7-9 December 2018 Maastricht 11th international Conference on Cachexia, Sarcopenia & Muscle Wasting

Over 200 Abstracts submitted for the Maastricht conference

Plan to send late breaking abstracts in September.







2017 Impact Factor for JCSM

We are pleased to announce the 2017 Impact Factor for JCSM : 12.511 (from 9.697). The journal of the SCWD is ranked 8th in the ‘Medicine, General and Internal’ category



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Workshop on Novel methodology in basic cachexia research

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Welcome to SCWD Maastricht
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Workshop on cachexia in advanced lung disease
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JCSM – Latest Issue

Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle
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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, …

Become a member of SCWD

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.