World Congress of Psycho-Oncology Mission 2015

Topic: From National to Global: Implementing the Standard of Psychosocial Care in Oncology

Location: Washington DC & NYC, USA

Time: 28 July – 10 August 2015



Cancer disclosure in Romania: trends and risks —translation ‘from power to person’


International Society for Psycho-Oncology Federation meeting decision:

IPOS Federation’s term of reference (ToR) representative for Europe and Romania

Dr. Daisuke Fujisawa – IPOS Federation Deputy Chair


Professional networking:

dr. Luzia Travado – IPOS President, Champalimaud Cancer Center

dr. Anja Menhert – IPOS Board of Directors

dr. Joan R. Bloom PhD – UC Berkeley School of Public Health


dr. Iris Cohen Fineberg, Ph.D., M.S.W., OSW-C

AOSW President

Stony Brook Medicine, School of Public Welfare

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs


dr. Barbara Hale, MSW, LCSW – Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

dr. Dena O’Malley – Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School


dr. Rebecca T Davis, PhD, LCSW

Associate Professor for Professional Practice

Director, Center for International Social Work

School of Social Work

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey


Special meetings and events:

IPOS Federation meeting, representing Romania

Early Career Professionals Mentoring Lunch APOS-IPOS

with Prof Lea Baider – Hadassah Medical Center, Israel

with Dr. Matthew J. Loscalzo – City of Hope, USA


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:


Conference program is here.

Presentation abstracts are here.

More information on this link.