Cachexia Educational Resources

The following resources provide useful educational content for basic and physician scientists, students, clinicians and other healthcare providers interested in current literature reviews, as selected by the Cancer Cachexia Society Board members. These resources also include an online Cancer Cachexia Seminar Series and other available online seminars and courses hosted by other organizations scientifically aligned with our Society. We also provide information on upcoming scientific conferences relevant to cachexia. Please contact us if you would like to contribute to this content.  

Pre-clinical resources

Clinical resources

ESPEN guidelines on nutrition in cancer patients

Online courses / lectures

CCS Education and Communications Committee Online Seminar Series

January 13, 2021

New insights of cachexia and fatigue onset in cancer: Focus on neuromuscular junction and mitochondriae

Marco Sandri, MD – Universita di Padova

November 11, 2020

Clinical Trials in Cancer Cachexia – Knowing the past to shape the future

Eric Roeland, MD – Mass General Hospital Cancer Center

October 7, 2020

Exercise in Cancer Patients: Cachexia, chemotherapy and beyond

Michael J. Toth, PhD – Department of Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine​

March 2020
Details on Twitter:
Virtual Seminar Series—The Muscle Regeneration in Isolation virtual seminar series will begin on Monday 23rd March at 9am
Ongoing and Stored
ASPEN American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Clinical Nutrition Seminar Series (paid)
NCI Division of Cancer Prevention Videos and Webinars

Upcoming conferences

MAY 2020
ASCO20 Virtual
Virtual Format
29-31 May 2020


JULY 2020

2020 New Directions in Biology and Disease of Skeletal Muscle Conference
New York, NY, USA
6-9 July 2020
Annual Nationwide Children’s Hospital/OSU Myology Course
Virtual Cancer Cachexia Conference 2020
10-11 September 2020


ESMO Congress 2020

IFEMA-Feria de Madrid, Spain

18-22 September 2020

42nd ESPEN Congress
Lyon, France
19-22 September 2020



World Muscle Society 25
Halifax, Canada
30 September – 4 October, 2020



Integrative Physiology of Exercise
Austin, Texas, USA
11-13 November, 2020


13th International Conference on Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle Wasting
Ljubljana, Slovenia
11-13 December 2020
MARCH 2021

Advances in Skeletal Muscle Biology in Health & Disease
University of Florida, Florida, USA
10-12 March, 2021


APRIL 2021

AACR Annual Meeting
9-14 April 2021
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA


JUNE 2021

ASCO Annual Meeting

Chicago, IL, USA

4-8 June 2021

Myogenesis Gordon Research Conference

Intrinsic and Extrinsic Control of Myogenesis Under Physiological and Pathological Conditions

13-18 June 2021

Biochemistry of Exercise
York University, Ontario, Canada
14-18 June 2021


5th Cancer Cachexia Conference

Bridging Molecular Advances to Clinical Care
Montreal, Canada
27-29 August 2021

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