Professor Kenneth Fearon Memorial Symposium
Cancer Cachexia Conference
Professor Ken Fearon, who was Professor of Surgical Oncology at the University of Edinburgh, UK, and an Honorary Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at the Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, died suddenly on the 3rd September, 2016, aged 56 years.
As well as being a pioneer in the field of ERAS, Prof Fearon was as a leading light in the field of cancer cachexia, with over 170 peer-reviewed publications focused on the topic.
On the 6-7th September 2018, the Professor Kenneth Fearon Memorial Cancer Cachexia Symposium will be held at Edinburgh University.
Our objectives for this special meeting are to:
INFORM: provide updates on the latest research in the field of cancer cachexia
INSPIRE: encourage new collaborations and research into understanding, treating and preventing cancer cachexia.