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APOS is the only multidisciplinary organization in the United States dedicated to the psychosocial aspects of cancer treatment.

APOS membership consists of 550+ multidisciplinary practitioners and scientists from psychiatry, psychology, social work, nursing, oncology, clergy, patient advocacy, and social and behavioral health scientists who collaborate to apply clinical, translational, behavioral and psycho-oncological research into psychosocial oncology practice.

Membership Levels

Full Member – Curriculum Vitae Required with Application. If your CV is not received, your application will be processed for Associate membership

Membership Dues*: $199

Full members have the opportunity to serve on APOS committees and be elected to office.
Associate Member – No Curriculum Vitae Required with Application

Membership Dues*: $199

Associate members have the opportunity to serve on APOS committees.
Member-in-Training/Student  – Letter from Advisor/Department Chair Required with Application

Membership Dues*: $90

Student members have the opportunity to serve on APOS committees.

*APOS membership is based on the January through December calendar year. Membership fees will not be pro-rated. All membership levels include an online subscription to the journal, Psycho-Oncology.

APOS Member Benefits

Join the American Psychosocial Oncology Society (APOS) and receive the valuable benefits afforded to our members. In addition to joining a national community of psychosocial oncology professionals, you can participate in APOS professional education webinars for free; benefit from reduced conference rates; have access to online resources and educational programs; will receive 12 annual issues of the peer-reviewed, scientific journal Psycho-Oncology; and numerous other privileges.

APOS offers multiple benefits to all of its members including:

  • Free participation in the APOS Webinar Series and free access to past recorded webinars as well!
  • Online subscription to Psycho-Oncology, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 12 issues (minimum)/year
  • Reduced rates for conferences and symposia sponsored by APOS
  • Access to the members-only website, which includes the following:
    • An online searchable membership directory for up-to-date member contact information
    • Opportunity to join and network with Special Interest Groups
    • Access to APOS Annual Conference Presentations
    • Professional fellowship and education opportunities
    • Publication discounts
    • Online continuing education materials, and more!
  • Member Listservs for the entire APOS membership and for Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
  • Opportunity to serve on APOS committees (all members) and be elected to office (Full members)
  • Quarterly member newsletter (January, April, July, October)
  • Practice guidelines
  • Opportunity to build bridges to, and a network with, other similar and complementary organizations and professions
  • Opportunity to subscribe, for reduced members-only rates, to the Taylor and Francis journal, Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, six issues
  • Opportunity to subscribe, for reduced members-only rates, to the Cambridge Press journal, Palliative and Supportive Care, four issues
  • Opportunity to subscribe, for reduced members-only rates, to the Springer journal, Journal of Cancer Survivorship, four issues

APOS is a professional organization that strives to influence the field of psychosocial oncology in great ways.  Thus, we ask that our members conduct themselves in an ethical and upstanding way.