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Australian

Affiliated Organisations

Cancer Australia is the federal government agency established to help reduce the impact of cancer for all Australians.

Cancer Council Australia is Australia's national non-government cancer control organisation. 

Cancer Learning on-line hub is an initiative of Cancer Australia and aims to: consolidate the enormous variety of evidence-based learning activities, resources and information in cancer care available across Australia and provide a first port of call for health professionals, organisations and cancer networks who wish to undertake, build or plan professional development programs and activities in cancer care.

Cancer Nurses Society of Australia (CNSA) aims to promote excellence in cancer care and to act as a resource to cancer nurses around Australia.

Centre for Health Research and Psycho-oncology (CHeRP) is a behavioural research group focussing on primary and secondary prevention of cancer as well as the behavioural aspects of the consequences of cancer and the care of cancer patients. 

Centre for Medical Psychology & Evidence-based Decision-making (CeMPED) is to support excellent research across the interface of Psychology, Medicine and Public Health and to answer questions about the behavioural factors which promote good health and prevent disease.

eviQ Cancer Treatments Online provides accurate, current, relevant and evidence-based information for use at the point of care.  All content development complies with a rigorous data governance model, and has led to clinicians viewing the resource as a credible information system within the Australian context.

Medical Oncology Group of Australia (MOGA) is the peak representative body for medical oncologists in Australia.

Multilingual Cancer Information is a resource containing factsheets in 17 different languages.   

National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) is Australia's peak body for supporting health and medical research; for developing health advice for the Australian community, health professionals and governments; and for providing advice on ethical behaviour in health care and in the conduct of health and medical research.     

Oncology Social Work Australia (OSWA) is the peak organisation for Australian oncology social workers who aim to provide excellence in the psychosocial care of people with a cancer and for those affected by a cancer.

United States

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Founded in 1951 in Chicago, Illinois, ACOG today has over 45,000 members and is the nation's leading group of professionals providing health care for women. Now based in Washington, DC, it is a private, voluntary, non-profit membership organisation.

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is a non-profit organisation, founded in 1964, with overarching goals of improving cancer care and prevention and ensuring that all patients with cancer receive care of the highest quality.

National Cancer Institute (NCI) is a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), one of eight agencies that compose the Public Health Service (PHS) in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). 

Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG) is an adult cancer clinical trials organisation, one of the largest in the world. Our National Cancer Institute-sponsored Cooperative Group's membership and network consists of almost 4,000 of the nation's leading physicians at 283 institutions throughout the United States and Canada.

International

European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) is the leading European professional organisation representing medical oncologists. The Society focusses on a multidisciplinary approach to treatment and has expanded to include radiation and surgical oncologists, as well as other healthcare professionals involved in cancer care. ESMO aims to unite physicians, caregivers, and patients in a global alliance committed to combating cancer and ensuring equal access to quality multidisciplinary treatment.

International Psycho-Oncology Society (IPOS) was created to foster international multidisciplinary communication about clinical, educational and research issues that relate to psycho-oncology.