11:00 - 12:30

Session 4: Elements of prehabilitation II

Chairs: Nicole Papen-Botterhuis and Julie Silver

– 11:00   You are what you eat

Luc van Loon, PhD – Maastricht University Medical Center, The Netherlands

– 11:15 Nutritional aspects of prehabilitation

Chelsia Gillis, MSc – University of Calgary, Canada

– 11:30 Psychology and patient empowerment

Susanne Oksbjerg, PhD – Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Denmark

– 11:45 Frailty, the concept and the reversibility

Barbara van Munster

– 12:00   Keynote lecture: Surgery and smoking cessation, why and how?

Wanda de Kanter, MD, PhD – Netherlands Cancer Institute, The Netherlands and Pauline Dekker, MD, PhD – Red Cross Hospital, The Netherlands

– 12:30   Lunch and poster presentations

Quick Info

  • 28/06/2018
  • 11:00 - 12:30
  • Center Room


Julie Silver

MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General, Brigham & Womens and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospitals

Luc van Loon

PhD, Extraordinary Professor of Exercise Physiology and Nutrition, Maastricht University Medical Center, The Netherlands