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Registration for the patient seminar is free of charge and you can sign up for the seminar here

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Should you have any questions, please contact mascc@kenes.com for more information. 


CANCER AND THE SENSORIUM

Flavor Perception in People Affected by Cancer

The Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC), the world’s premier professional society for supportive cancer care, will hold its 2017 Annual Meeting from June 22 to 24 in Washington, DC, USA. In connection with the meeting, a Patient Seminar, Cancer and the Sensorium, will take place on Wednesday, June 21. The seminar is open to people living with cancer and cancer survivors.

  • Learn how cancer and its treatment affect smell and taste.
  • Hear from dietitians, chefs, and health professionals.
  • Discuss your own smell and taste problems.
  • Join a workshop to improve your sense of smell.

​2:00Welcome and Introduction to Cancer and the Sensorium
Dr Anna Boltong
​2:10​Why People Experience Flavour Differently and What This Might Mean for Cancer Risk and Recovery
- Prof Valerie Duffy, University of Connecticut
​2:35​Eating and Enjoying: The Role of the Brain
- A/Prof Kathleen Keller, The Pennsylvania State University
​3:20​Afternoon Tea
​3:45​Patient Stories
​4:10​Smell and Flavour Perception: The Possible Impact of Cancer and Cancer Therapies
- Dr Beverly Cowart, Monell Chemical Senses Center
​4:25​Smell Training
- Chris Kelly, Smell Training, UK
​5:25Panel Discussion
 - Prof Rachel Gibson, The University of South Australia
​5:45Close
Speakers represent hospitals, universities, cancer societies, and Monell Chemical Senses Center.

REGISTER NOW

Registration for the patient seminar is free of charge and you can sign up for the seminar here

Please note that for this session places are limited.

Should you have any questions, please contact mascc@kenes.com for more information. 





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