November-2016

Welcome to the November 2016 Issue of IQ NEWS - The Quarterly Newsletter of the International Psycho-Oncology Society

Dear colleagues, In this issue of IQ News we have collected, as usual, a few items of scientific news and...

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It is a bit surprising that “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” written by Rebecca Skloot is still selling well...

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In the next few months a lot of funding opportunities will become available. We particularly suggest our members to monitor...

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1 - Psycho-pharmacology in Cancer Care course, 29 October Offered at MSKCC in New York, as an update for all...

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This annual conference draws participants from across the USA, with a splattering of representatives from other countries as well. It’...

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Dr Bill Breitbart from MSKCC will be awarded the 2017 Trish Green Quality of Life Award by the National Cancer...

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The Psycho-Oncology Society of Kenya (POSK) is finally registered, report from Philip Odiyo (Chairman, POSK) & Hellen Waithaka (Secretary General,...

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Brief Report on the IPOS Academy at the Inaugural African Psycho-oncology Association [APOA] Conference and Sixth Psycho-oncology Society of Nigeria...

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Dear friends and colleagues It is a great honour for me to thank you all for having elected me as...

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An article aimed to quantify uptake, adherence to psychological support, and to identify predictors of using each intervention features in...

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What health behaviours are observed in survivors of adolescent and childhood cancer? A recent study has highlighted the risk for...

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The JAMA Oncology editorial published in the September issue focusses on the connection between physical wellbeing and colorectal cancer. The...

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This year IPOS became a member of ECCO which represents 24 member organisations. This gives IPOS greater visibility within the...

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2016 has seen further revisions to the recommended training documents for physicians studying medical oncology. Advisers from both ESMO (European...

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