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Associations, foundations, societies

Cancer Nurses Society of Australia (CNSA) Camperdown, NSW, Australia
achieving and promoting excellence in cancer care through the professional contribution of nurses

International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC) Vancouver, BC, Canada
provision of education, research and training using international expertise, networking and interaction amongst cancer nursing groups and individuals

Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) Metairie, LA, USA
research and education in all measures of supportive care for patients with cancer

Associations, foundations, societies - Asia

Israeli Oncology Nursing Society Givataim, Israel
raises public awareness and knowledge about prevention and early detection of cancer; updates, disseminates, and contributes further to knowledge related to the development of cancer nursing

Japanese Society of Cancer Nursing (JSCN) Osaka, Japan

Korean Oncology Nursing Society (KONS) Korea

Associations, foundations, societies - Hospice

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) Glenview, IL, USA
dedicated to excellence in and advancement of palliative medicine through prevention and relief of patient and family suffering by providing education and clinical practice standards, fostering research, facilitating personal and professional development, and by public policy advocacy

American Hospice Foundation Washington, DC, USA
improves access to quality hospice care through public education, professional training, and advocacy on behalf of consumers

Children's Hospice International (CHI) Alexandria, VA, USA
creates public awareness of the needs of children with life-threatening conditions and their families, and of what children's hospice care can do to meet those needs; includes hospice perspectives in all areas of pediatric care and education; includes children with life-threatening conditions and their families in existing and developing hospice, palliative, end-of-life, and home care programs

Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA) Pittsburgh, PA, USA
promoting the highest professional standards of hospice and palliative nursing; studying, researching and exchanging information, experiences and ideas leading to improved nursing practice; encouraging nurses to specialize in the practices of hospice and palliative nursing

Hospice Foundation of America (HFA) Washington, DC, USA
provides leadership in the development and application of hospice and its philosophy of care with the goal of enhancing the American health care system and the role of hospice within it

International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC) Houston, TX, USA
promoting communication, facilitating and providing education, by becoming an information resource for patients, professionals, health care providers and policy makers around the world

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) Alexandria, VA, USA
leads and mobilizes social change for improved care at the end of life

National Hospice Foundation (NHF) Alexandria, VA, USA
engages and informs the public about the quality end-of-life care that hospice provides

Newsgroups, mailing lists

ACOR (Association of Cancer Online Resources) Groups
CANCER-HOSPICE (Hospice issues related to cancer patients)
CAREGIVERS (Caregivers Online Support Group)
ONCO-NURSE (Oncology Nurses Discussion List)
PED-HOSPICE (Hospice Care for Children) Emotional aid for people with cancer


Cancer Supportive Care Programs
Based on the book "Cancer Supportive Care: A Comprehensive Guide for Patients and Their Families" by E.H.Rosenbaum, I.R.Rosenbaum, Somerville House Publishing, Toronto, 1998

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