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Edited By: Maggie Watson

Impact Factor: 3.095

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 3/40 (Social Sciences Biomedical); 18/77 (Psychology); 20/129 (Psychology Multidisciplinary); 104/217 (Oncology)

Online ISSN: 1099-1611

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2018 (Volume 27)

January (Issue 1)

New Challenges in Psycho-Oncology Research IV: Cognition and cancer: Conceptual and methodological issues and future directions
T. A. Ahles & A. Hurria (Pages 3-9)

2017 (Volume 26)

December (Issue 12)

The relationship between risk factors and medication adherence among breast cancer survivors: What explanatory role might depression play?
L. C. Markovitz, N. J. Drysdale & B. A. Bettencourt (Pages 2294-2299)

November (Issue 11)

Systematic review of psychosocial outcomes for patients with advanced melanoma
J. Dunn, M. Watson, J. F. Aitken et al. (Pages 1722-1731)

October (Issue 10)

Effects of stepped psychooncological care on referral to psychosocial services and emotional well-being in cancer patients: A cluster-randomized phase III trial
S. Singer, H. Danker, J. Roick et al. (Pages 1675-1683)

September (Issue 9)

eHealth and mHealth interventions in the treatment of fatigued cancer survivors: A systematic review and meta-analysis
A. Seiler, V. Klaas, G. Troester et al (Pages 1239-1253)

August (Issue 8)

What do people fear about cancer? A systematic review and meta-synthesis of cancer fears in the general population
C. Vrinten, L. M. McGregor, M. Heinrich et al (Pages 1070-1079)

July (Issue 7)

New Challenges in Psycho-Oncology Research III: A systematic review of psychological interventions for prostate cancer survivors and their partners: clinical and research implications
S. K. Chambers, M. K. Hyde, D. P. Smith et al (Pages 873-913)

June (Issue 6)

Illness representations, coping, and illness outcomes in people with cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis
E. M. Richardson, N. Schüz, K. Sanderson et al (Pages 724-737)

May (Issue 5)

Systematic review and meta-analysis of collaborative care interventions for depression in patients with cancer
M. Li, E. B. Kennedy, N. Byrne et al (Pages 573-587)

April (Issue 4)

Psychosocial oncology care resources in Europe: a study under the European Partnership for Action Against Cancer (EPAAC)
L. Travado, J. C. Reis, M. Watson et al (Pages 523-530)

March (Issue 3)

Telephone-delivered individual cognitive behavioural therapy for cancer patients: An equivalence randomised trial
M. Watson, C. White, A. Lynch & K. Mohammed (Pages 301-308)

February (Issue 2)

Experiences of cervical screening and barriers to participation in the context of an organised programme: a systematic review and thematic synthesis
J. Waller, A. J. Chorley, L. A. V. Marlow, et al (Pages 161-172)

January (Issue 1)

Healthcare professionals' views on discussing fertility preservation with young cancer patients: a mixed method systematic review of the literature
C. Vindrola-Padros, K. E. Dyer, J. Cyrus, et al. (Pages 4-14)

2016 (Volume 25)

December (Issue 12)

Economic evaluations of psychosocial interventions in cancer: a systematic review
M. Dieng, A. E. Cust, N. A. Kasparian, et al. (Pages 1380-1392)

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The first publication in the IPOS Psycho-oncology Care Series: Companion Guides for Clinicians on Management of Clinical Depression and Anxiety is now published. Details are in the attached flier.

A second edition of the APOS Psycho-Oncology handbook has been published as part of a Psycho-Oncology Series.

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BPOS 2016 Conference Flyer

British Psychosocial Oncology Society Annual Conference

Living with and beyond cancer: opportunities in a changing landscape

A joint meeting with Psycho-Oncology & Survivroship Clinical Studies Group.

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