Ipson - Irish Psycho-Social Oncology Network

What is Ipson - Irish Psycho-Social Oncology Network

What is
IPSON?

The Irish Psycho-social Oncology Network (IPSON) is the representative group for professionals working in the area. The group is made up of nurses, doctors, social workers, psychologists, academics and researchers, psychotherapists and other therapists working with cancer patients.

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What is
Psycho-Social Oncology?

Psycho-Social oncology is concerned with the psychological, social, behavioural and ethical aspects of cancer and addresses the two specific dimensions of cancer;

  1. The psychological responses of the patients to cancer at all stages of the disease and that of their families and and caregivers
  2. The psychological, behavioural and social factors that may influence the disease process.
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What is
IPOS

Founded in 1984, the International Psycho-Oncology Society (IPOS) was created to foster international multidisciplinary communication about clinical, educational and research issues that relate to the subspecialty of psycho-oncology and two primary psychosocial dimensions of cancer:

  1. Response of patients, families and staff to cancer and its treatment at all stages;
  2. Psychological, social and behavioral factors that influence tumor progression and survival.
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Latest NEWS

  • Online Drop-in Lunchtime Sessions & IPSON Webinar

    Online drop-in lunchtime sessions on Wednesdays These sessions will have no agenda, but will be open times to meet others, connect, share ideas, get advice, brainstorm about research, etc. If there are small “interest groups,” we can organise into breakout rooms. Wednesdays at 1pm on......

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    IPSON LEADERSHIP AWARD – OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS

    The Irish Cancer Society wishes to invite eligible professionals in the field of Psycho-Social Oncology to submit an application for the IPSON Leadership Award. The Irish Psycho-Social Oncology Network (IPSON) is the representative group for professionals working in the area. Launched in 2016, the key......

  • Applications sought for National Clinical Lead for Psycho-Oncology

    The National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP) is currently seeking applications for a National Clinical Lead for Psycho-Oncology. Working with the National Director, NCCP staff, Internal and External stakeholders, the National Clinical Lead will be responsible for: • Providing clinical leadership for the Psycho-Oncology programme, by......

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Irish Psycho-Social Oncology Network

C/O Amanda Kracen, PhD
National College of Ireland, Mayor Street Lower, Dublin 1, Ireland
ipsoncontact@gmail.com | @IRLpson