December-2015

Welcome to the December 2015 Issue of IQ NEWS - The Quarterly Newsletter of the International Psycho-Oncology Society

Our Vision We hope that the IPOS newsletter will spread a sense of belonging among all IPOS members by sharing...

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The International Psycho-oncology Society’s Newsletter: A new beginning? In 2014 the IPOS Board approved the setting up of an...

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The American Cancer Society has updated the guidelines for breast cancer screening. Under the new guidelines, breast cancer screening can...

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Csaba Degi, Romania The 17th World Congress of Psycho-Oncology and Psychosocial Academy in Washington DC was for me an intensive...

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The English translation of the international bestseller “The Anticancer Diet” has been published. Dr. Daviid Khayat, the author of this...

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Some cancer patients and survivors feel a mental cloudiness or “brain fog” that occurs during and after chemotherapy, sometimes referred...

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Therapies such as acupuncture and massage can be a useful complement to conventional methods of treating cancer. But “cure-all” solutions...

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These are the grants and funding available for projects and research in the cancer field. For more information see the...

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We are happy to announce that the very first State Russian Training on Psycho-oncology is started. A first group of...

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APOS Congress (abstract submission date closed) – March 2016 Asian Oncology Summit – March 2016 MASCC Congress – June 2016 IPOS 18th World...

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The new information and communication technologies are a reality parallel to life, including illness, being cancer one of the most...

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After hosting several successful activities, such as the mentor-mentee lucheon, poster presentation session and a symposium, at the IPOS conference...

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Program summary: Psycho-Oncological Support as a Joint Effort for Cancer Patients; Anja Mehnert (Germany) and Annette Hasenburg (Germany) Cooperation of...

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Outlined by David W. Kissane (for the IPOS Council of Past Presidents) At its 16th World Congress of the International...

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Mindfulness based interventions for cancer patients has received great attention in the last decade (a 30% average yearly increase of...

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During 2015 a few guidelines and meta-analyses have attempted to revise the standards of interventions with children and adolescents. On...

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The Psycho-Oncology Journal has published an open-access special issue on the role of psycho-oncology in supporting the cancer prevention programmes...

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