ASCO collaborates with oncology societies around the world to deliver education about palliative care to health care providers. Topics include communication skills, pain assessment, and symptom management.
- 71% of respondents said they have improved their communication approach with patients and their families.
- 64% said they have improved their ability to administer pain relief.
What our attendees are saying…
As a result of attending IPCW…
- "I'm working on a national level to promote the development of PC services in hospitals around the country.
Workshops in 2016 and 2017
|Date||Location||In Collaboration With:|
|May 11-13, 2016||Almaty, Kazakhstan||Middle East Cancer Consortium (MECC)|
|October 21-23, 2016||Luoyang, China||First Affiliated Hospital of Henan University of Science and Technology|
|March 8-10, 2017||Jakarta, Indonesia||Indonesian Society of Psychosomatic Medicine and the Indonesian Society of Hematology and Medical Oncology|
|September 22-25, 2017||Fez, Morocco||Department of Medical Oncology, Hassan II Hospital University|
Host a Workshop in Your Country
ASCO collaborates with organizations around the world to organize training courses to improve cancer patient care. If your organization is interested in applying to host an International Palliative Care Workshop, please contact email@example.com.
Palliative Care Resource Center
ASCO has launched a palliative care resource center. The resource center provides a central location for a range of reference materials for physicians and patients.
ASCO gratefully acknowledges the following company for their support for this program: