COSA Psycho-oncology Awards

Australia has a proud history of excellence in psycho-oncology care and research. In 2012, COSA in conjunction with the Australian Psycho-Oncology Group (OZPOS) and the Psycho-Oncology Cooperative Research Group (PoCoG) established two new awards recognising such achievements:

COSA New Investigator in Psycho-oncology Award

COSA Australian Psycho-oncology Award

2nd Victorian Psycho-Oncology Research Conference 2014

The second Victorian Psycho-oncology Research Conference was held Friday 5 September 2014. Conference theme was 'Psycho-oncology across the lifespan'. VCCC lead the conference with Western and Central Melbourne Integrated Cancer Service (WCMICS) and Paediatric Integrated Cancer Service (PICS).

Haryana Dhillon composed a storify of the tweets from conference.

Psycho-oncology Professional Day and Survivorship Workshop: COSA ASM 2013

Thriving, not just surviving: living well with cancer at any age.

This workshop was of interest to both clinicians and researchers and was presented by the COSA Psycho-oncology Group, Survivorship Group, CAM Group and the Psycho-oncology Co-operative Research Group (PoCoG). The program aimed to provide a multi-disciplinary forum to discuss current issues in psycho-oncology, including depression in men, distress screening and psychological interventions as part of clinical practice, as well a selection of presentations focusing on issues around complementary and alternative medicines and survivorship.