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Psychosocial Oncology

Training and professional development opportunities for psychosocial oncology professionals

Supportive Care Educational Rounds are offered generally on the last Wednesday of the month, noon-1pm

Health care professionals can attend via Zoom, Skype or by phone. See flyers for details.

To find out about upcoming rounds, email Supportive Care Team at to join the Supportive Care Rounds email list.  

PHSA employees can view archived videos of past presentations on the POD under ROUNDS then scroll down to Supportive Care Rounds

   January 25th

Supportive Care Priorities 2022-2024
Alan Bates
Sarah Weller
   March 29th

Spiritual Care at BCC
Philip Crowell

   May 31st

Cancer Rehabilitation & Exercise-An Essential Component of Supportive Care and Survivorship
Lauren Capozzi

   July 26th 

Review of Therapy Approaches for Cancer-Related Depression
Matt Heron
  September 27th

Supporting the Children of Our Patients with Cancer
Allyson Whiteman
Sara Hankinson
  October 4th

  October 25th

Exploring Cancer-Related Cognitive Impairment with a focus on Women's Health
Marya Aman

Cancer-Related Chronic Pain
Melanie McDonald
   November 29th 

Equity-Oriented Cancer Care: Implications of B.C.'s 10-year Cancer Action Plan
Scott Bett
Jagbir Kaur


Psychosocial Oncology Conferences

  • Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology Conference(CAPO) occurs annually in various major cities in Canada. For more information, visit
  • Canadian Hospice Palliative Conference occurs annually. For more information, visit
  • American Association of Psychosocial Oncology Services (APOS) Conference occurs annually in various major US cities. For more information, visit
  • International Psychosocial Oncology (IPOS) World Congress of Psycho-Oncology occurs annually in major international locations. For more information, visit
  • Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer/International Society for Oral Oncology (MASCC/ISOO) occurs annually in major international locations. For more information, visit


Psychosocial Oncology Courses

BCCA eLearning Institute

To learn about upcoming psychosocial oncology professional development courses offered in both French and English visit Courses are for university credit or through continuing education.


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