Christopher J. Recklitis, PhD, MPH, on The Risk of Suicide After a Cancer Diagnosis
2015 IPOS APOS World Congress of Psycho-Oncology
Christopher J. Recklitis, PhD, MPH, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses what is known about suicide after cancer, the risks faced by prostate cancer patients within the first year after diagnosis, and challenges across the treatment trajectory
Matthew J. Loscalzo, LCSW, of the City of Hope, discusses the ways in which a person’s gender influences how he or she reacts to and copes with a cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Patricia A. Ganz, MD, of the University of California, Los Angeles, discusses the Institute of Medicine report on patient-centered care, its relation to psychosocial services, and the role IPOS/APOS members can play.
Jimmie C. Holland, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Tammy A. Schuler, PhD, of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, demonstrate a dialogue between a clinician and a recently diagnosed cancer patient whose distress was discovered with the use of the Distress Thermometer.
Jeff Dunn, AO, PhD, GAICD, of the Cancer Council Queensland, discusses reducing the burden of cancer on individuals and communities.
Robert T. Croyle, PhD, of the National Cancer Institute, discusses the research program on the variation in the quality of cancer care, our ability to monitor quality and measure outcomes, and understand the psychosocial aspects of care.