Past Event

Nutrition Guidelines in Pediatric Cancer Treatment

April 15, 2019
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai, 12-13, Maker Chambers VI, First floor, Jamnalal Bajaj Road, Nariman Point, Mumbai 400 021

As a part of the Yusuf Hamied Fellowship, Elena Ladas, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics at the Columbia University Medical Center, will organize a follow up workshop on the development of Nutrition Guidelines for Children and Adolescents with Cancer at the Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai.

The workshop aims to follow up on the accomplishments of expert working groups and will present and discuss latest evidence and findings related to clinician outreach, patient/parent education, dietary and anthropometric assessments for children and adolescents with cancer. The larger aim of the project is to develop guidelines which will eventually lead to improvements in clinical outcomes for children with cancer and serve as a supportive tool for practitioners. Organized in collaboration with International Society of Pediatric Oncology, and the International Initiative for Pediatrics and Nutrition, the one day workshop will include pediatric oncologists, nutritionists, civil society organizations, and academics from across India.