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IPOS World Congress of Psycho-Oncology 2017

Citable abstract in Psycho-Oncology 26 (Suppl. 3): 51-52 – IF 3.095 

Cristina Faludi, Csaba L. Dégi: Psychosocial predictors of satisfaction with intimate life in the context of cancer: a quantitative study of people with cancer in Romania


Citable abstract in Psycho-Oncology 26 (Suppl. 3): 129 – IF 3.095

Florina Pop, Roxana Postolica, Corina Lupau, Csaba László Dégi: Clinical practice guide in psycho-oncology: an example from Romania


Csaba L. Dégi: APSCO – Romanian Association for Services and Communication in Oncology


World Congress of Psycho-Oncology 2016

Citable abstract in Psycho-Oncology 25 (Suppl. 3): 3 – IF 3.256

Eva Kallay, Sebastian Pintea, Csaba L. DégiDoes knowledge of diagnosis really affect rates of depression in cancer patients?


17th IASLC World Conference on Lung Cancer

Csaba L. DégiPsycho-social and communication needs of lung cancer patients: Romanian results


MASCC/ISOO International Symposium on Supportive Care in Cancer 2016

Citable abstract in Supportive Care in Cancer 24 (Suppl. 1): eP252 – IF 2.535

Csaba L. Dégi, Eva KallaySupportive cancer care needs in Romania: a repeated-cross sectional perspective


ESHMS 16th Biennial Congress

Csaba L. Dégi, Eva Kallay, Sebastian Pintea: APSCO: An analysis of potential demographic and psychosocial moderators of the relationship between knowing the cancer diagnosis and depression


III. Body and Mind Conference –

National Cancer Institute and National Institute for Medical Rehabilitation

Csaba L. Dégi: Új csoporttagok, az appok és a hangvezérelt virtuális asszisztensek az onkológiai ellátásban


10th Breast Pathology National Conference

Citable presentation in Update in Breast Pathology Volum II, Editors.: Prof. Dr. Simona Stolnicu and Dr. Tibor Mezei

ISBN 978-606-8215-62-4, Târgu-Mureş : Farmamedia, 2016

Csaba L. Dégi: What are the ensemble benefits for society from psychologic and empatic aid, offered to patient during the breast cancer treatment?


II. Ziua Națională de Prevenție a Suicidului – Alianța Română de Prevenție a Suicidului

Csaba L. Dégi: Chinuit sau mai bine mort? – înțelegerea riscului suicidar al pacienților cu cancer


Social Work International Conference

Csaba L. Dégi: Oncology Social Work in Romania


4th European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine Congress 2016

Csaba L. Dégi, Eva Kallay, Sebastian Pintea: An analysis of potential demographic and psychosocial moderators of the relationship between knowing the cancer diagnosis and depression


AOSW 32nd Annual Conference

Csaba L. Dégi: Social Workers in Oncology: A Harbor to Seek in Romania


6th European Conference for Social Work Research

Csaba L. Dégi: A research-based perspective on oncology social workers in Romania


12th Conference of the European Sociological Association

Denalee O’Malley, Csaba L. Dégi, Brittany Gilbert, Shari Munch: Translating research evidence into social work practice in Romania: cancer care


World Congress of Psycho-Oncology 2015

Citable abstract in Psycho-Oncology 24 (Suppl. 2): 79-80 – IF 2.443

Csaba L. Dégi, Ignac Gy. Lukacs, Eva KallayCancer disclosure in Romania: trends and risks —translation ‘from power to person’


European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine Congress 2015

Citable abstract in Journal of Psychosomatic Research 78 (Issue 6): 606 – IF 2.736

Eva Kallay, Csaba L. Dégi: The investigation of the effect played by demographic variables and coping mechanisms on distress and well-being in a nationally representative Romanian sample of cancer patients


MASCC/ISOO International Symposium on Supportive Care in Cancer 2015

Citable abstract in Supportive Care in Cancer 23 (Suppl. 1): MASCC-S1–S388 – IF 2.364

Csaba L. Dégi, Ignac Gy. Lukacs, Eva Kallay:

Cancer disclosure: Romanian oncologists’ and patients’ assessment do patients know when their doctors don’t?


CANWON Training School in Romania – COST HORIZON 2020

Csaba L. Dégi: Psychosocial needs in cancer: an overview of the Romanian situation *VIDEO

Éva Kallay: Cancer-related distress and its efficient management trough interventions


National Cancer Institute – Oncology and Rehabilitation Conference

Csaba L. Dégi: Az onkopszichológiai rehabilitáció lehetőségei Romániában *VIDEO


16th World Congress of Psycho-Oncology and Psychosocial Academy

Citable abstract in Psycho-Oncology 23 (Suppl. 3): P2-0022;  S20-0289 – IF 4.044

Csaba L. Dégi: Screening Romanian cancer patients with the Emotion Thermometers (ET) Tool: a validation study *AUDIO

Csaba L. Dégi: Psychosocial oncology care in Romania: need for action


13th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine

Citable abstract in International Journal of Behavioral Medicine 21 (Suppl. 1): P26; P28 – IF 2.210

Csaba L. Dégi, Éva Kallay, Mária Kopp: Depression and its correlates in Hungarian cancer patients

Csaba L. Dégi, Éva Kallay, Mária Kopp: Trends in depression and well-being in Hungarian cancer patients – a longitudinal study


Care and cure: the EAPM annual meeting 2014

Csaba L. Dégi, Mihaela E. Cimpianu: Opportunities for psychosocial oncology care in Romania – professional perspectives


International Symposium on Supportive Care in Cancer 2014

Citable abstract in Supportive Care in Cancer 22 (Suppl. 1): MASCC-0100; MASCC-0101 – IF 2.495

Csaba L. Dégi: Work-related challenges for cancer patients during treatment in Romania

Csaba L. Dégi, Eva Kallay, Ignac Gy. Lukacs, Mihaela E. Cimpianu, Cristina Burz:

Making the case for psychosocial oncology actions in Romania: evidence from repeated cross-sectional data


4th International Conference on Sociology and Social Work

Csaba L. Dégi: Psychosocial oncology care in Romania: building professional capacities


XXIIIrd Annual Meeting of the Hungarian Psychological Association

Csaba L. Dégi: Pszichoonkológia Erdélyben: szükségletek és távlatok

Csaba L. Dégi: A hatodik életjel műhely

Csaba L. Dégi: Igények és lehetőségek az erdélyi szociomedikális segítők körében – első helyzetkép

Éva Kállay, Csaba L. Dégi: Reducing distress in a sample of Romanian female cancer patients with expressive writing

Florina Pop: Eclectic methodological approach to psychological intervention in cancer care

Andrea Varga: Diakónia Keresztény Alapítvány


The Changing Prospects for Cancer: New models of aftercare for those living with and beyond cancer

Csaba L. Dégi: What are the key challenges for patients living with and beyond cancer in Romania?


International Thanatological Conference  

Csaba L. Dégi: Az onkológiai betegek pszicho-szociális szükségleteinek felmérése  *AUDIO


15th World Congress of Psycho-Oncology and Psychosocial Academy

Citable abstract in Psycho-Oncology 22 (Suppl. 3): P3-30 – IF 3.506

Csaba L. Dégi, Éva Kállay, Mária Kopp: Trends in cancer distress: results of a representative population-based investigation


MASCC/ISOO International Symposium on Supportive Care in Cancer

Citable abstract in Supportive Care in Cancer 21 (Suppl. 1): MASCC-0451 – IF 2.649

Csaba L. DégiAssessment of Psycho-social and Communication Needs in Romanian Oncology Patients – APSCO


International Palliative Care Network Conference 2013 – invited lecture

Csaba L. Dégi: Models of Care and Strategies to Provide Early Palliative Care in Romania


III. Miskolc International Symposium on Gerontology
Csaba L. Dégi: Erdélyi tapasztalatok a segítő áldozatvállalásról időskori daganatos betegségben


Closer Look – International cooperation of research workshops, without borders

Renáta Botházi, Előd Balázs, Csaba L. Dégi: Pszichológiai  életminőségvizsgálat két város tükrében


World Conference on Psychology and Sociology 2012
Csaba L. Dégi: Psychosocial aspects of cancer in hospitalized adult patients in Romania



Emotion Thermometers Tool * Dégi L. Csaba – TOU © ROMANIAN

Emotion Thermometers Tool * Dégi L. Csaba – TOU © HUNGARIAN

NCCN Distress Thermometer * Dégi L. Csaba – TOU © ROMANIAN





Clinical Practice Guidelines in Cancer Care in Romanian (click below to read)

AOSW Oncology Social Work Standards of Practice in Romanian and Hungarian (click below to read)



IPOS Multilingual Core Curriculum was officially launched in Romanian

IPOS presents this online lecture series of ten webcasts, funded by the European School of Oncology (ESO).

The core webcasts in Romanian are:

  • Psychosocial Assessment in Cancer Patients by Uwe Koch MD, PhD and Anja Mehnert PhD
  • Psychosocial Interventions: Evidence and Methods for Supporting Cancer Patients by Maggie Watson PhD and Barry Bultz PhD
  • Distress Management in Cancer by Jimmie C. Holland MD
  • Cancer: A Family Affair by Lea Baider PhD
  • Managing Suicide Risk in Cancer Patients by Maggie Watson PhD and Luigi Grassi MD

Please click on the links below to view the webcasts:


In 2008 APSCO`s PI was involved in the Best Practices Exchange in Psychosocial Oncology Summit, organized by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and Cancer Care from United States, held at the University of Debrecen in Nyiregyhaza, Hungary. The Summit funded by Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation was successful and PI was invited to contribute to the NASW WebEd credited course “Understanding Cancer Caregiving: The Social Worker’s Role” which is singular among international courses offered by NASW WebEd. You can access it here in English and Hungarian:



Csaba L.  Dégi: Psychosocial oncology needs: an absent voice in Romania. Debrecen University Press, Hungary, 2016

Dégi, C. L.: Povestea oncologică în România: șansa la luptă. Presa Universitară Clujeană, Cluj – Napoca, 2016

Dégi, C. L.: Daganatos történet Romániában: a sajnálaton túl. Presa Universitară Clujeană, Kolozsvár, 2016

Csaba L. Dégi: Aspectele psihosociale ale bolilor tumorale. Evaluare şi intervenţie. Presa Universitară Clujeană, Cluj-Napoca, 2011

Csaba L. Dégi: A daganatos betegségek pszichoszociális elemzése. Elméleti bevezető segitőknek. Presa Universitară Clujeană, Kolozsvár, 2010



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Tanácsadó füzet súlyos betegségben szenvedők hozzátartozóinak

Reviewed by clinical psychologist Farcaș Raluca and published in the PALIAŢIA – Journal of palliative care in 2017. Review in Romanian and English.


Ghid pentru înțelegerea testării genetice în cancerul mamar familial

Proiect realizat de psiholog clinician Margit Orsolya în colaborare cu Asociația Pentru Servicii și Comunicare în Oncologie.
Lector științific: Conf. Dr. Csép Katalin