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New Books

Of Special Note:

  • Cancer Caregivers is a comprehensive guide to the state of the science of cancer caregiving. It describes the characteristics and experiences of cancer caregivers based on their life stage, relationship to the patient, and ethnic group membership, as well as patients' disease and treatment type. The text highlights the significant progress in research focused on the development and dissemination of psychosocial interventions for cancer caregivers, and includes in-depth case studies to illustrate their delivery and application. It also explores the provision of support to caregivers in the community and the legal and ethical concerns faced by caregivers throughout the caregiving process. Cancer Caregivers offers both fundamental and practical information and is available from the Oxford University Press website, as well as Amazon, and is available in both print and Kindle formats.

Journal Articles of Special Note:

  • Abrams A, Muriel AC, Wiener L. (Eds). Pediatric Psychosocial Oncology: Textbook for Multi-disciplinary Care, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, 2016.
  • Scialla MA, Canter KS, Chen FF, Kolb EA, Sandler E, Wiener L, Kazak A. (2017). Delivery of care consistent with the psychosocial standards in pediatric cancer: Current practices in the United States. Pediatric Blood and Cancer; 65(3): epub ahead of print.

Conference Abstracts:

American Psychosocial Oncology Society (APOS)

British Psychosocial Oncology Society (BPOS) 

International Psycho-Oncology Society (IPOS) 

International Society for Paediatric Oncology (SIOP)

Maruzza Congress for Children's Palliative Care

Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (SDBP)

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