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Parallel Session: Double Hitter: Common Innovative Biomechanisms for Cardiotoxicity and Cancer-Related Fatigue



Dr Diwakar Balachandran
Professor of Medicine, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
Session Chair

Dr Stephen Samuel
Asst. Professor-Senior Scale, Dept. of Physiotherapy, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India
Session Chair

Dr Karen Mustian
Dean’s Professor of Surgery and Oncology
MPI and Co-Director URCC NCORP Research Base
Co-Director Wilmot Cancer Institute Cancer Prevention and Control Program
Director PEAK Lab
University of Rochester Medical Center

Dr Aynur Aktas
Research Scientist, Department of Supportive Oncology, Levine Cancer Institute, Atrium Health, Charlotte, NC, USA

Dr Bernadette Brady
Palliative Medicine Consultant, Academic Department of Palliative Medicine, Our Lady’s Hospice and Care Services, Ireland

Dr Tateaki Naito
MD, Division of Thoracic Oncology, Shizuoka Cancer Center, Japan

Dr Martina Schmidt
Scientist (Epidemiologist), Division of Physical Activity, Prevention and Cancer, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Germany


  • Genetic and Epigenetic Role of Muscle in Cardiotoxicity and Cancer-related Fatigue with Dr Karen Mustian
  • Oral Proffered Paper 1: Blood Pressure and Heart Rate: Independent Prognostic Indicators in Solid Tumors with Dr Aynur Aktas
  • Oral Proffered Paper 2: Relationship Between Sarcopenia and Cardiac Muscle in Pre-Operative Oesophageal Cancer Patients with Dr Bernadette Brady
  • Oral Proffered Paper 3: Quantitative and Qualitative Reduction of Cardiac Muscle in Cachectic Patients with Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer with Dr Tateaki Naito
  • Oral Proffered Paper 4: Comparison of Physical, Emotional, and Cognitive Fatigue Across Different Cancer Entities with Dr Martina Schmidt

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