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IPOS 2017 – 19th World Congress of Psycho-Oncology and Psychosocial Academy
Cancer throughout the Lifespan – Addressing the psychosocial needs of diverse populations
This conference is hosted by the International Psycho-Oncology Society (IPOS) with support of the Psycho-Oncology Work group (PSO) within the German Cancer Society (DKG) in collaboration with the German Association of Psycho-Social Oncology (dapo) and supported by the German Society of Medical Psychology (DGMP), the German College of Psychosomatic Medicine (DKPM), the German Society for Psychosomatic Medicine and Medical Psychotherapy (DGPM), the German Society for Rehabilitation Sciences (DGRW), the German Association for Social Work in Health Care (DVSG) and the Federal Consortium for Psychosocial Counselling of Outpatients with Cancer (BAK).
The Psychosocial Academy, which will take place on 14 and 15 August, will provide workshops.
The conference, which is themed “Cancer throughout the Lifespan – addressing the psychosocial needs of diverse populations”, will focus on specific symptom burden, distress and psychosocial care needs throughout the lifespan from children and young adults to the elderly with cancer and the needs of diverse cancer populations.