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22nd IPOS World Congress of Psycho-Oncology and Psychosocial Academy

12th – 15th of August 2020

The 22nd World Congress of Psycho-Oncology will be in Kyoto, Japan from August 12 – 15, 2020.

Hosted by Japan Psycho-Oncology Society (JPOS)

“Diversity, Dialogue, and Altruism to achieve universal psychosocial care for all” is our congress theme. The congress will focus on specific diverse symptoms, distress, and needs among patients, family, and healthcare professionals to achieve universal psychosocial care for all. Furthermore, the topics include genomic medicine, new drugs, such as immune-checkpoint inhibitors, implementation science, eHealth, aging population, disparity issues, training psychosocial care specialists to meet diverse needs, quality communication problems between patients and medical personnel, suicide after cancer, as well.

They are looking forward to providing exciting workshops on August 15, 2020 as part of the Psychosocial Academy. These are held by leading experts around the globe and offer a unique opportunity to deepen research and clinical skills with psycho-oncology researcher and specialists. Especially, 2020, with palliative and supportive care professionals as well.

It is one of the largest opportunities for an international society in psycho-oncology, providing up-to-date information and enabling scientists, clinicians, NGOs, administrators, and politicians to exchange useful information. Psychologists, doctors, nurses, therapists, social workers, pharmacists, etc. are from over 50 countries. In particular, in 2020, palliative care and supportive care professionals who are interested in psycho-oncology also participate.

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