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Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of the 11th International Conference on Long-Term Complications of Treatment of Children and Adolescents for Cancer, participants should be able to:


• Discuss the health consequences of obesity

• Explain obesity as a disorder of energy balance

• Describe the role of the neuroendocrine system in energy balance

• Identify the monogenic causes of obesity

• Discuss the roles of insulin and gastrointestinal peptide hormones in energy balance

• Explain the roles of adiponectin and ghrelin in appetite regulation

• Describe the role of the endocannabinoid system in energy balance

• Discuss the methods for measurement of energy expenditure

• Identify the components of an exercise intervention

• Discuss the role of pharmacologic intervention for the management of obesity

• Discuss the role of bariatric surgery in the management of obesity



Participants will include, but not limited to US and international practitioners involved in the interdisciplinary fi elds of medical, surgical, pediatric hematology/oncology, radiation oncology, counseling, clinical researchers and other health care professionals