Psycho-oncology and Palliative Care

CHAIR: Luigi Grassi Address: Section on Psychiatry, University of Ferrara, Corso Giovecca 203, 44100 Ferrara, Italy    
Phone: 39 0532 236409
Fax: 39 0532 212240
E-mail: luigi.grassi@unife.it
CO-CHAIR: Michelle B. Riba Address: University of Michigan, Department of Psychiatry, 4250 Plymouth Road, Room 1533 R.U.B., SPC 5769, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5769, United States of America    
Phone: 1 734 764 6879
Fax: 1 734 936 1130
E-mail: mriba@umich.edu
SECRETARY: Fawzy I. Fawzy Address: Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, 760 Westwood Plaza C8-861NPI, Los Angeles, CA 90024, United States of America    
Phone: 1 310 825 0249
Fax: 1 310 825 0323
E-mail: ffawzy@mednet.ucla.edu

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The WPA-Section of Psycho-Oncology is the section of the WPA dedicated to fostering psychiatry and behavioral sciences within all the fields of oncology and palliative care in order to provide optimal psychosocial care of cancer patients at all stages of disease and survivorship and their families. The WPA-Section on Psycho-Oncology is committed in:

  1. collecting and disseminating pertinent scientific information on the psychopathological and psychosocial concomitants of patients with cancer and their families;
  2. establishing working relations with other organizations in the field of Psycho-Oncology both at national and international levels;
  3. organizing scientific meetings on specific topics relative to the area of Psycho-Oncology in national, international and world congresses;
  4. developing educational materials.

The WPA-Section of Psycho-Oncology has members from all the parts of the world involved in the area of Psycho-Oncology and Palliative Care.

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