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Rev Bras Hematol Hemoter 2017;39:266-8 DOI: 10.1016/j.bjhh.2016.10.003
Review article
Partnership of the Sociedade Brasileira de Oncologia Pediátrica and International Society of Pediatric Oncology to improve nutritional care for children with cancer in Brazil
Karina Viania,, , Vicente Odone Filhoa, Sima Fermanb, Teresa Cristina Cardoso Fonsecac, Vanessa da Cunha Oliveiraa, Priscila dos Santos Maia Lemosd, Ronald D. Barre, Elena J. Ladasf
a Universidade de São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, SP, Brazil
b Instituto Nacional de Câncer (INCA), Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
c Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz (UESC), Ilhéus, BA, Brazil
d Universidade Federal de São Paulo (Unifesp), São Paulo, SP, Brazil
e McMaster Children's Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
f Columbia University Medical Center, New York, USA
Recebido 21 Agosto 2016, Aceitaram 10 Outubro 2016
Abstract

The authors present a proposal of a partnership between the Sociedade Brasileira de Oncologia Pediátrica (SOBOPE) and the International Society of Pediatric Oncology (SIOP) to promote the standardization and improvement of nutritional care of kids under cancer treatment in Brazil. The results of the first meeting in Brazil as well as plans for future meetings are described.

Keywords
Nutrition, Pediatric oncology, Brazil, Low- and middle-income countries
Rev Bras Hematol Hemoter 2017;39:266-8 DOI: 10.1016/j.bjhh.2016.10.003