American Psychosocial Oncology Society 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. Position papers are written by a task force of APOS members with expertise in the specific topic. Other organizations may join the APOS task force to develop a joint position paper. The APOS board approves the position papers before they are released.
Other Papers of Interest
Psychosocial Care for Patients and Their Families is Integral to Supportive Care in Cancer: MASCC Position Statement
Surbone A, Baider L, Weitzman TS, Brames MJ, Rittenbert CN, Johnson J. Supportive Care Cancer.2010. 18:255–263.
This position paper is written by the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in cancer and reviews common psychosocial concerns of cancer patients experienced throughout the cancer treatment trajectory
Quality Cancer Care for Adolescents and Young Adults: A Position Statement
Zebrack B, Mathews-Bradshaw B, Siegel S. , Journal of Clinical Oncology, 28(32) 4862-4867, 2010
This position paper offers recommendations to enhance oncologic care of adolescents and young adult (AYA) patients with cancer
board approves the position papers before they are released.