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This was based on interview with Dr.Wendy Lam, Conference Co-Chair of IPOS 2018 Meaning of having IPOS at Hong...

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1) “I don't want to take chances.”: A qualitative exploration of surgical decision making in young breast cancer...

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1) Physical Symptom Burden and Its Association With Distress, Anxiety, and Depression in Breast Cancer Physical Symptom Burden and Its...

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At the 2017 World Congress in Berlin, members of the Communications and Publications Committee met and made the decision to...

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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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Recent research papers are stressing the relevance of SES in cancer care; that is the primary role of education and...

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In the last months, two relevant guidelines have been published. On the one hand, the US Center for Disease Control...

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A healthy lifestyle pattern has been defined as never or past smoking (pack-years <5), no or moderate alcohol drinking...

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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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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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We are pleased to highlight a new publication written on behalf of the IPOS Research Committee. During the Research Committee...

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