Matthew J. Loscalzo, LCSW, on The Effects of Gender on Patients’ Coping Strategies and Stress Management
2015 IPOS APOS World Congress of Psycho-Oncology
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.
Wendy Lichtenthal, PhD, and David Kissane, MD
Wendy Lichtenthal, PhD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and David Kissane, MD, of Monash University, discuss the importance of and challenges with attending to the whole family during palliative care.
Mark Lazenby, PhD, APRN, FAPOS
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.
Jimmie C. Holland, MD, and Tammy A. Schuler, PhD
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.
Irene Higginson, MD
Irene Higginson, MD, of Cicely Saunders International, discusses the goals of psychosocial palliative care for patients around the world with advanced cancer.
Allison J. Applebaum, PhD, and William S. Breitbart, MD
Allison J. Applebaum, PhD, and William S. Breitbart, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discuss a powerful treatment approach that is grounded in a moving personal story.