Resources for Psychosocial Oncology Professionals

Virtual Academy

Discover the latest research in psychosocial oncology to become a leader in the field.

Career Center

Webinars & Workshops

Psycho-Oncology Journal

Journal of the psychological, social, and behavioral dimensions of cancer. Membership in APOS includes an online subscription to Psycho-Oncology!

Clinical Guidlines

Guidelines for Sexual Health Care for Prostate Cancer Patients, Patients Distress During Cancer Care, for Cancer Survivorship, and more.

Quality Care Standards

Including Psychosocial Standards of Care for Children with Cancer and Their Families, as well as the report, "Cancer Care for the Whole Patient: Meeting Psychosocial Health Needs", and more.

Distress Screening

APOS has a growing number of resources available for professionals in the field of psychosocial oncology actively engaged in distress screening and management.

Resources for People Affected by Cancer

We understand that coping with a diagnosis can be overwhelming and that cancer impacts all aspects of your life. The American Psychosocial Oncology Society is committed to helping direct patients and caregivers to resources, programs and support that may ease the cancer journey.

Navigating Cancer Care Decisions for Older Adults

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Paying for Senior Care

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Position Papers

As the nation’s only multidisciplinary organization dedicated to the psychosocial care of individuals affect by cancer, APOS is in a unique position to collectively represent the expert opinions of social workers, nurses, psychologists, and physicians. The APOS board commissions position papers on key issues in psychosocial oncology.

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Reference Handbooks

APOS, in partnership with IPOS Press, publishes pocket handbooks for oncology clinicians to guide the psychiatric and psychological dimensions of cancer symptom management for adult, pediatric, geriatric (new in 2015), and palliative care patients.

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Affiliate Organizations & Events

Information about our affiliates, including The Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, The Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, The American Cancer Society, and many more.

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Sustainable Care Model for Psychologists

Sustainable Care Model (Benchmarking) for Psychologists Providing Psychosocial Oncology Services in Academic Medical Settings