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Information for the 1st Pediatric Exercise Oncology Congress

The 1st Pediatric Exercise Oncology Congress is an international event dedicated exclusively on physical activity and exercise in childhood cancer patients and survivors. It will take place on April 7th – 8th 2022 as an interactive virtual online meeting. 

The conference is a unique opportunity for exercise physiologists, researchers, physiotherapists, exercise scientists, oncologists, and others who work in the field of Pediatric Exercise Oncology to meet and discuss advances in this field of research.  

Covered topics will include physical activity and exercise in childhood cancer patients and survivors, health benefits of exercise, physical activity opportunities for patients and survivors during COVID-19 pandemic and translating research findings into practice. Presentations will incorporate a mix of live-talks, keynotes, and e-poster sessions.  

The 1st international Pediatric Exercise Oncology Congress is organized by Network ActiveOncoKids, University Hospital Essen, University of Calgary, and the iPOEG network

We are looking forward to seeing you online in April 2022. 

Scientific Committee

Dr. Sabine Kesting (Technical University of Munich)

Dr. Corina Silvia Rueegg (Oslo University Hospital)

Dr. Anna-Maria Goebel (University Hospital Charité Berlin)

Prof. Dr. Katharina Eckert (IST University of Applied Sciences)

Dr. Carolina Chamorro-Vina (Kids Cancer Care Foundation of Alberta & University of Calgary)

Organisation Committee

Dr. Regine Söntgerath (University Hospital Leipzig)

Dr. Vanessa Oschwald (German Sport University Cologne)

Gabriele Gauß (NAOK, University Hospital Essen)

Dr. Miriam Götte
Congress president
University Hospital Essen
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Dr. Nicole Culos-Reed  
Congress president
University of Calgary
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