Applying what we’ve learned from clinical trials about cachexia to cancer survivors

>>Thank you. Iím Jeff Crawford. Iím a medical oncologist at the other University in North Carolina -Duke. I want to thank the organizers for inviting me. Iíve been involved in clinical trials for a number of years and fortunately was recently involved in some cachexia studies, and here are some disclosures. I canít start without […]

Measuring function in cancer patients: do we need disease- or sarcopenic-specific measures?

>>Thank you and thanks to the organizers for inviting me here today. I also harken from the University of Alberta and my task is to talk to you about measuring function and I want to say that with a caveat. 20 some odd years ago when I first stood up in front of a group […]

TCRC Rapid Fire Session

TIM SHAW: So we might get cracking. My name’s Tim Shaw, I’m a professor of eHealth at the University of Sydney. I don’t know. I chair the Community Practices in Education which sponsors this event. So we’ve run this– I think this is the third year we’ve run it now and it’s always been a […]

What is the best diet for myeloma patients?

This week’s Ask Dr. Durie comes from a patient who asks a common question. The question is I want to eat what’s best, but I’m so confused about what is the best food for a myeloma patient to be eating these days. Well, the answer is relatively straightforward. As I’ve said with many blogs and […]