Julia H. Rowland, PhD, on The Psychosocial Challenges Cancer Survivors Face
2015 IPOS APOS World Congress of Psycho-Oncology
Julia H. Rowland, PhD, of the National Cancer Institute, discusses the growing number of promising interventions to improve health and function for those living with and beyond a cancer diagnosis, as well as those who care for and about them.
Mark Lazenby, PhD, APRN, FAPOS, of the Yale School of Nursing, discusses the APOS–ACCC project to screen for psychosocial distress in community cancer centers. These model programs improve patient care and the patient experience.
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.
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
Bradley J. Zebrack, PhD, of the University of Michigan School of Social Work, and Ursula Sansom-Daly, PhD, of the University of New South Wales, talk about providing supportive care services that meet the unique needs of adolescents and young adults with cancer.
Lori Wiener, PhD, DCSW, LCSW-C, of the National Cancer Institute, and Karen Fasciano, PsyD, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discuss the challenges of the art and science of psycho-oncology.