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The Alberta Cancer Board Psychosocial Oncology Network

provincial framework

by Currie Shelley

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Published by Alberta Cancer Board in [Edmonton] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[prepared by Shelley Currie]
ContributionsAlberta Cancer Board
The Physical Object
Pagination8 leaves ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26365357M
ISBN 10189480919X

Psychosocial care of patients has traditionally been seen as separate from routine medical care and has been criticized as being “soft” and lacking evidence. This traditional perspective continues in many settings, despite the fact that patients and families, when asked, state that emotional care is highly valued. The question of how to integrate psychosocial care into routine cancer care. CAPO Award for Lifetime Achievement winner is Gina MacKenzie, Provincial Lead for Psychosocial Oncology. This annual award honours a CAPO/ACOP member who, in the opinion of the Awards Committee and the Board of Directors of the association, has made exceptional and enduring career contributions to Psychosocial Oncology.

  The field of psychosocial oncology is a young discipline with a rapidly expanding evidence base. Over the past few decades, several lines of research have established that psychosocial problems, such as anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress, fatigue, sexual dysfunction, and cognitive complaints, are common and consequential in patients with cancer. The word “distress” was chosen. Richard serves on the Board of Directors of the National Cancer Institute of Canada and the Board of Directors of the Canadian Cancer Society. In he received the BCMAs Terry Fox Medal for Cancer Research, and in an honorary PhD from the DSPT in Berkeley, California. He is author of more than scientific papers and numerous book.

  The Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology has published a book of Standards which details principles of practice, professional issues, and organization and structure of psychosocial oncology programmes (Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology, ). Principle 7 states that ‘psychosocial service needs of patients and families. Ms. Rosemary Cashman. Ms. Rosemary Cashman is a nurse practitioner at the BC Cancer Agency and an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Nursing at the University of British Columbia. Her professional experience includes the care of lymphoma, lung cancer and brain cancer patients. She co-chairs the Patient and Family Advisory Council, which guides the brain tumour care program at the BC Cancer.


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The Alberta Cancer Board Psychosocial Oncology Network by Currie Shelley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Comprehensive (Tertiary) Cancer Centres - Psychosocial Oncology. Calgary (Tom Baker Cancer Centre and Holy Cross Centre) Edmonton (Cross Cancer Institute - Westmount location) Regional Cancer Centres - Ask to speak with a social worker. Grande Prairie (Grande Prairie Cancer Centre) Alberta-based company, Syantra, has the potential to change breast cancer screening protocols with their new, non-invasive blood test – known as Breast CancerScout™.

Read More Cam Lane knows first-hand the importance of clinical trials. We set the direction for cancer care in our province while supporting patients and families as they climb their own personal mountains. By using science and medicine and harmonizing cancer care and treatment across Alberta we embrace a united approach to prevent, diagnose, treat and survive cancer.

Comprehensive (Tertiary) Cancer Centres - Psychosocial Oncology Calgary Tom Baker Cancer Centre and Holy Cross Centre Edmonton Cross Cancer Institute (Westmount location) Regional Cancer Centres - Ask to speak with a social worker Grande Prairie Grande Prairie Cancer Centre Lethbridge Jack Ady Cancer File Size: 1MB.

Cancer Strategic Clinical Network. The Cancer Strategic Clinical Network (SCN) brings together stakeholders from across the province from prevention, health care, research, and policy to lead and support evidence-informed improvements and bring innovation to health care.

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. Tel: Toll-Free: The Psychosocial Oncology Program focuses on interventions that improve the patient experience, support patients and their families through the cancer continuum, and enhance quality of life.

Psychosocial oncology addresses the social, practical, psychological, emotional, spiritual, functional and quality-of-life impact of cancer on patients and. Since the publication of the first edition of this book inawareness of the importance of attending to the psychosocial needs of patients with cancer has grown continually.

Along with the physical hardships of the disease, its treatment and aftermath require ongoing psychosocial support.

Oncology nurses are in the optimal position to address these needs, given the significant amount of. Psycho-Social Oncology at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre The Department of Psychosocial Resources, through a team of trained professionals in psychiatry, psychology and social work, help patients and their families cope with the emotional, psychological and social stresses that often surface as a result of cancer and its treatment.

Network Harold and Shirley Lederman Chair in Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care visited Vancouver on Novem During his visit he followed up on his review of the BCCA Psychiatry program and facilitated a CALM group supervision session with BCCA Psychosocial Oncology team members.

Rodin also met with BCCA. Department of Psychosocial Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Alberta Cancer Board, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Department of Oncology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Search for more papers by this author. The Department of Psychosocial Resources, through a team of trained professionals in psychiatry, psychology and social work, help patients and their families cope with the emotional, psychological and social stresses that often surface as a result of cancer and its treatment.

The team is available to patients from the moment of diagnosis onward. Providing effective, holistic care for patients with cancer requires skill in addressing both physical and psychosocial needs.

Psychosocial Dimensions of Oncology Nursing Care examines not only patient concerns but also the issues that family and healthcare professionals encounter during the cancer experience.

The latest edition features new updates and perspectives on common aspects of. Data Sources and Methods. The adapte process and the practice guideline development cycle were used to adapt the 10 recommendations from the U.S. Institute of Medicine standard Cancer Care for the Whole Patient: Meeting Psychosocial Health Needs into the psychosocial oncology care framework.

In addition, the evidence contained in the original document was used, in combination with the. Janine Giese‐Davis' salary is supported by the Alberta Cancer Foundation and Enbridge Research Chair in Psychosocial Oncology. CONFLICT OF INTEREST DISCLOSURES. Carlson holds the Enbridge Research Chair in Psychosocial Oncology, which is cofunded by the Canadian Cancer Society Alberta/NWT Division and the Alberta Cancer Foundation.

Mark Katz. Mark Katz is the Provincial Head for Psychosocial Oncology (PSO) at Cancer Care Ontario and Co-Medical Director for the Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care Program at Stronach Regional Cancer Centre in Newmarket, Ontario.

He is a Staff Psychiatrist and Medical Director of the Psychiatric Consult Liaison Service at Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket, and is. The National Cancer Institute/NIH should monitor progress toward improved delivery of psychosocial services in cancer care and report its findings on at least a biannual basis to oncology providers, consumer organizations, group purchasers and health plans.

Department of Psychosocial Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Alberta Cancer Board, Canada. Division of Psychosocial Oncology, Department of Oncology, The University of Calgary, Canada.

Department of Psychosocial Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, ‐29 Street NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4N2Search for more papers by this author.

Coordinates all cancer research, prevention and treatment programs in the province of Alberta. Provides cancer prevention and screening, patient and professional education, diagnosis and treatment, and basic and applied research. In her book, Katz offers much-needed insight on the psychosocial care of young adults with cancer.

Adolescents and young adults (ages 15–39) are different than any other age group with cancer. Traditionally, they have fallen between the two worlds of pediatric and adult cancer, but they are neither child nor older adult.

HREBA is constituted and operates in accordance with the Alberta Health Information Act (HIA), the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS 2), Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Guidelines of the International Conference on Harmonization (ICH), Health Canada’s Food and Drug Regulations (FDR), Part C.Psychosocial distress may occur at all points along the cancer continuum: from initial diagnosis through treatment, survivorship, and during advanced illness and end of life.

Oncology providers are central to addressing individuals' psychosocial concerns, but primary care providers, who often have longstanding relationships with patients, may provide support to them as they face a diagnosis of.Most women experience at least some psychosocial distress during the course of their breast cancer diagnosis and treatment.

The level of distress varies from woman to woman and, within an individual, over the course of diagnosis and treatment. Cancer-related distress can be expected to dissipate with time for the majority of individuals diagnosed with cancer.