Review of the first International Cancer Survivor Symposium 2022

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Late effects and chronic disease after treatment for childhood and AYA cancer

Prof. Melissa Hudson, MD, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, USA


Prof. Michael von Wolff, Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Inselspital Bern, University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland

Fatigue / psychosocial problems

Dr. Jacqueline Loonen, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, Netherlands

Follow-up care

Prof. Melissa Hudson, MD, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, USA



All abstracts of the International Cancer Survivor Symposium are published in Supplementum 257 ad Swiss Med Wkly 2022;152, April 18, 2022.


Winner of the Scientific Award

The best three scientific presentations have been selected in a two-step process by review of independent external reviewers and by the sciendific committee during the presentation.

1st Place: Sven Strebel, MSc, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland and University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

Abstract Nummer 112: Severity and Clinical Risk Factors of Hearing Loss in Swiss Childhood Cancer Survivors
Sponsored by Bayer, Switzerland

2nd place: Nicolas von der Weid, Childrens University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Abstract Nummer 119: Effect of a 1-year physical activity intervention on cardiovascular health in childhood cancer survivors
Sponsored by Novartis Switzerland

3rd place: Adriaan Penson, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, the Netherlands

Abstract Nummer 122: Impact of cancer-related fatigue on HRQOL in long-term CCS –a DCCSS LATER study
Sponsored by Sanofi & Sanofi Genzyme