Other psychosocial oncology events


Multinational Association for Supportive Cancer Care (MASCC)

Date: June 21-24, 2017
Location:  Washington, DC, USA
Theme: Sharing Successes in Supportive Care in Cancer

The 2017 MASCC/ISOO (Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer/International Society of Oral Oncology) topics will include new models of coordinated care, strategies of managing targeted therapies, the integration of oncology and dermatology, and financial toxicity. New e-poster sessions will be mentored by leading world expers, many based at the National Cancer Institute or other US research centers.

This Symposium is intended for physicians, nurses, dentists, oral surgeons, dental hygienists, pharmacists, social workers, nutritionists, and other health care providers involved with the care of cancer patients.



Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology (CAPO) Conference 2017

Date: May 3- May 5, 2017
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Theme: Practice, Research & Leadership: Weaving it all together

The 2017 conference will bring together interdisciplinary professionals to explore, share, learn and discuss the psychosocial aspects of cancer. CAPO’s (Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology) annual conference convenes researchers, clinicians and community-based organizations from several professions, including: medical, psychiatry, nursing, psychology, social work, spiritual care, nutrition, rehabilitation medicine, occupational health and radiation oncology.


ESMO 2017 Congress

Integrating science into oncology for a better patient outcome

Madrid, Spain - 08 Sep - 12 Sep 2017

In an era of deep understanding of the molecular biology underlying the development of cancer, it is crucial that researchers and clinicians exchange knowledge.

The ESMO 2017 Congress, in partnership with the European Association for Cancer Research (EACR), will bring cancer researchers and clinicians together to enable collaboration and the exchange of ideas, from the laboratory to the bedside and back. This exciting partnership creates a unique cancer congress in Europe with huge scientific reach and the true potential to improve the lives of cancer patients.

The ESMO Congress is the most influential annual meeting for oncology professionals in Europe.  Abstracts submission currently open (till 10 May 2017).


2017 PROMS Conference in Oxford

The conference takes places on Thursday 8th June 2017 and the third edition of ISOQOL's flagship I-PRO course "Introduction to Quality of Life and Patient-Reported Outcomes: Theory, Measurement, and Applications" will take place as a pre-conference educational activity on Wednesday 7 June 2017 in St Anne's College.

For conference details see https://www.kc-jones.co.uk/proms2017

For pre-conference workship see attached flyer and registration form.

Information about workshop

Attendees will be given the opportunity to apply their learning throughout the course. This training is aimed
at health professionals; medical scientists who are not experts in the use of PROs; consultants; pharmaceutical
and medical device representatives; new investigators and research students; policymakers; and other associations and individuals who are interested in acquiring familiarity with the terms and methods of research on PROs.

Registration includes printed course materials, copy of the official ISOQOL Dictionary, lunch, and refreshments.

Book you place now!


IPOS Academy Workshops

The first IPOS Academy Workshops have been released and are now open for registration via the online registration system.

To date, we are happy to confirm the following workshop chairs:
William Breitbart (USA), Christoffer Johansen (Denmark), Darius Razavi (Belgium) & Yves Libert (Belgium), David Kissane (Australia) & Marta Porebiak (Poland) & Talia Zaider (USA), Shulamith Kreitler (Israel), Judith Prins (Netherlands) & Marieke van de Wal (Netherlands) & Lynn Leermakers (Netherlands) and many more to follow.

Visit www.ipos2017.com/workshops.html to find detailed information on the workshop topics and speakers.
Register now for workshops!
Prominent representatives from health politics
We are further pleased to announce that the IPOS 2017 congress will be opened by the German Minister for Health, Hermann Gröhe, and the General Secretary of the German Cancer Society (DKG), Dr. Johannes Bruns.

Abstract submission closed

Keep in mind that the abstract submission deadline is February, 15th! This gives you about 3 more weeks to submit your abstracts and become part of the IPOS2017 congress.
Should you have any queries in relation to your abstract submission, please contact the conference secretariat at info@ipos2017.com


Register now to benefit from early bird registration fees

Join us for the World Congress in Berlin and meet colleagues in the field of psycho-oncology from all over the world! Early registration fees are available only until April, 30th.