Senoforum 2019 “Multidisciplinary care for breast cancer”

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Senoforum 2019 in Lugano (Switzerland): among the speakers, Dr. Roberta Mannucci, nutritionist at UPMC Institute for Health Chianciano Terme, with a presentation on “Nutrition and exercise programs: what patients can do during therapies”.

On October 24, Lugano hosted the 10th edition of Senoforum “Multidisciplinary care for breast cancer”, at the Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI). The event, organized by the Italian Switzerland Breast Cancer Center (CSSI), was focused on patients, families and caregivers, physicians, nurses, etc. The aim of the event was to share the latest advances in breast cancer treatments and to encourage reflections on the most discussed aspects regarding this pathology.

During the session “Side effects: how to manage them?” Dr. Mannucci illustrated the importance of physical exercise and nutrition not only in terms of prevention, but also during breast cancer treatments.


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