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This meeting, international in scope, will feature outstanding speakers, all leading scientists and physician-scientists actively working in the area of cancer cachexia. Oral and poster presentations along with time allotted for social interactions will fill the 2 1/2-day program. The Cancer Cahexia Society plan to repeat the half-day pre-meeting focused on the advancement of clinical trials in the field, and again will provide new sessions, one this year being “Biomarkers”, which have become essential in better diagnosing the cachexia syndrome in cancer patients.

Conference Chair, Dr. Denis Guttridge, Medical University of South Carolina
Co-Chairs, Dr. Marion Couch and Dr. Teresa A. Zimmers, Indiana University, 
and Dr. Richard Skipworth, University of Edinburgh, Scotland