PLD Opportunity

Understanding Pancreatic Cancer-mediated Changes




Presented by Erin Talbert, Ph.D., and Ashley Freeman, M.S. 

Learn about changes in body composition in pancreatic cancer patients, including some new data suggesting sex differences in these changes.  

This course was developed using content from ACSM’s 2023 From Around the Field webinar series. 

Learning Objectives:  

  1. Understand what we do and do not know about body composition and muscle mass in patients with cancer cachexia.  
  2. Discuss the heterogeneity of likely causes of body composition changes in pancreatic cancer patients.  
  3. Explore the implications of this heterogeneity.