Psychosocial Oncology
Associations, foundations, societies - America
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American Psychosocial Oncology Society (APOS) Charlottesville, VA
(formerly American Society of Psychosocial and Behavioral Oncology/AIDS, ASPBOA)
raising the level of awareness about psychological, social, behavioral, and spiritual domains of care for patients with cancer; developing and implementing educational programs; developing a research agenda to be used as a guide for scientific study in the field; developing standards of care for the management

Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW) Oakbrook Terrace, IL
advances excellence in the psychosocial care of persons with cancer, their families, and caregivers through networking, education, advocacy, research, resource development

Association of Pediatric Oncology Social Workers (APOSW)
advances practice, extends knowledge, influences pediatric oncology policies and programs in order to enhance the emotional and physical well being of children with cancer and their families

Florida Society of Oncology Social Workers (FSOSW) FL
supports social workers dedicated to the psychosocial services to cancer patients and their families

Other countries

Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology (CAPO) Toronto, ON, Canada
fosters and encourages interdisciplinary excellence in psychosocial research, education and clinical practice

Sociedade Brasileira de Psico-Oncologia (SBPO) Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil

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