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Tuesday 5 December 2017

08:45  Registration and refreshments

09:30  Plenary Lecture: Changing face of cancer survival: lessons for large population cohorts
Professor Elio Riboli, Imperial College London, UK

Symposium one: Nutrition during diagnosis and treatment​

10:30  Nutritional strategies to prevent GI toxicity during pelvic radiotherapy
Dr Linda Wedlake, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, UK

11:00  Obesity and cancer: What is the risk factor?
Dr Ellen Copson, University of Southampton, UK

11:30  Clinical implications of low skeletal muscle mass in early stage breast and colorectal cancer
Dr Wendy Chen, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

12:00  Panel Discussion

12:30  Lunch

13:30  Original Communication session one

15:00  Refreshments

Symposium two: Diets for advanced and late stage care

15:30  Nutrition support and clinical outcome in advanced cancer patients
Dr Alessandro Laviano, Sapienza University, Italy

16:00 Loss of appetite and cachexia in cancer - biology, molecular and nutritional management
Professor Sam Ahmedzai, University of Sheffield, UK

16:30  Barriers to cancer nutrition therapy: Excess catabolism of muscle and adipose tissues induced by tumour products and chemotherapy treatments
Dr Vickie Baracos, Professor of Oncology and Palliative Care Medicine, University of Alberta, Canada

17:00  Panel Discussion

17:30  Cuthbertson Award Lecture
Hepatic fatty acid synthesis and partitioning: the effect of metabolic and nutritional state
Professor Leanne Hodson, University of Oxford

18:00  Conference drinks reception and dinner
All registered conference attendees are welcome and included in delegate fee