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Read about the activities at the congress here. *** UPDATED May 7 ***

Wednesday May 26

14.00 – 18.00

Registration at the Clarion Hotel Bryggen

12.00 – 18.00

NOBOS Board meeting

10.00 – 17.00

SIBO Board meeting

14.00 – 17.00

FKS barn/unge Board meeting


Get together at Fjellheisen

Guided tour to Fjellheisen

Bus departure for nurses will be at 19.00 from Rica Hotel

Return: The cable car leaves every half hour, and the last cable car goes down at 01.00. A bus will return to the city centre at 23.30

Thursday May 27

08.00 – 16.00


Registration at the University of Tromsø, MH - building


Chair:Gitte Petersen

09.00 – 09.45

Joint opening session NOPHO/NOBOS


Joint session - Nutrition in Pediatric Oncology

09.45 – 10.25

Evidence for the role of nutrition in childhood cancer

Susan Picton, Leeds, UK

10.25 – 11.05

Nutritional support for children under cancer treatment

Evelyn Ward, Leeds, UK

11.05 – 11.20 Discussion on practical matters
11.20 – 11.30 Coffee break
11.30 – 11.40

Update on NOPHO/NOBOS Working Group on Ethics

Case presentation on nutrition and ethics. Astrid Sehested and Gitte Petersen, Copenhagen

11.40 – 12.20

Paternalism and Autonomy in Pediatric Oncology

Bobbie Farsides, Brighton, UK

12.20 – 12.30
Case discussion

12.30 – 13.30

Lunch and exhibition visit

Chair: Margaretha Nolbris and Janne Hessen

13.30 – 13.50

Welcome speech and news from the NOBOS Board 

by the NOBOS chairman Sigrun Thoroddsdottir


Free papers

13.50 – 14.10

“Prevention and assessment of Chemotherapy - Induced Nausea and Vomiting in children and adolescents with cancer”

Ingrid Colberger Rudbäck, Lund, Sweden

14.10 – 14.30

“Children’s habit around food and energy intake at home between chemotherapy treatments. Parents experience”

Maria Molin, Malmø, Sweden

14.30 – 14.40


Introduction and presentation of a case by Gitte Petersen

14.40 – 15.00

Coffee break with refreshments

15.00 – 16.00

Workshop continues



Departure by bus to Sommarøya from Rica Hotel. Estimated return at 23.00.

Friday May 28

06.30 – 07.30

Fun and run


Chair: Anne Thorvildsen and Tove Nyenget



09.00 – 09.45

“How to maintain motivation for treatment for a young adult with osteosarcoma – a case”

Charlott Maria Våde, Oslo, Norway


Free papers

09.50 – 10.10

”Caregivers’ perceptions of providing information to parents within paediatric oncology”

Anders Ringnér, Umeå, Sweden

10.10 – 10.30

”Effects of an interactive assessment and communication tool for children with cancer on patient-provider communication and patient care”

Cornelia Ruland, Oslo, Norway

10.30 – 11.10

Coffee break with refreshments and poster presentations:

1) ”Support groups for parents of children with cancer in a department of Paediatric oncology” - poster presentation by Lise Lotte Hoel and Tove Sveggen, Oslo, Norway

2) ”Psychosocial initiatives for children with cancer”- poster presentation by Anne Kaspersen, Aalborg, Denmark

11.10 – 11.30

”Truth-telling: An ethical dilemma in transcultural childhood cancer care”

Pernilla Pergert, Stockholm, Sweden



11.30 – 12.30

“Fatigue after chemotherapy”

Martin Maisenhølder, Tromsø, Norway

12.30 - 13.30

Lunch with exhibition visit


Chair: Mette Hansen and Elna Hamilton Larsen

13.00 – 14.00

NOBOS board meeting

with organization committee for the next meeting

13.30 – 14.00

Movie from the Netherlands

Britt-Ingunn Sævig, Bergen, Norway


Free papers

14.00 – 14.20

”Is school attendance during childhood cancer treatment associated with risk of infections requiring treatment”

Margareta af Sandeberg, Stockholm, Sweden

14.20 – 14.40

”Forming national recommendations for social life among children on cancer treatment”

Karin Gustafsson, Göteborg, Sweden

14.40 – 15.20

Coffee break with refreshments and poster presentations:

3) ”Cross professional collaboration in pediatric oncological ward”- poster presentation by Laura Blommegaard Nielsen, Odense, Denmark

4) ”The use of non- pharmacological pain management in children”- poster presentation by Edel Jannecke Svendsen, Oslo, Norway

15.20 – 15.40

”Long- term survivors of childhood cancer report quality of life and health status in parity with a comparison group”

Kay Sundberg, Huddinge, Sweden

15.40 – 16.40

National meetings





19.00 – 01.00

Annual Dinner at Driv

Saturday May 29

Chair: Margareta af Sandeberg and Birgit Aadland

09.00 – 09.45

“Being a sibling of a child or young person with a cancer – thoughts, needs, problems and support”

Margaretha Nolbris, Gothenburg, Sweden


Free papers

09.45 – 10.05

“Nursing strategies to prevent Central Venous Catheter related infections”

Gitte Petersen, Copenhagen, Denmark

10.05 – 10.20

Coffee break with refreshments

10.20 – 10.40

“Specialised health care at the kitchen table, possibility or a dream?”

Irene Toften, Bodø, Norway

10.40 – 11.00

“Hospital-based home care for children with cancer. A controlled intervention study”

Helena Hansson, Copenhagen, Denmark

11.00 – 11.15

Presentation from Uppsala, the host for the next NOBOS Congress
Collection of evaluation forms


Eyes in Gaza - childrens incredible capacity to cope with crisis

Mads Gilbert, Tromsø, Norway

12.00 Closing time and lunch

12.30 - 14.30

NOBOS board meeting
Case discussion
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