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

The editors and all the authors assume that the role of psycho-oncology is supported by the basic assumptions of organizations as WHO on wellbeing and health promotion. “Contemplating that psycho-oncology is essential to the development of evidence-based behavioural interventions necessary for effective cancer control planning, the authors challenge the reader with a resounding call to arms” (Dunn, Adams, Holland, Watson, 2015, p. 1221).