The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine’s (AAHPM) is the professional organization for physicians and other healthcare providers who are dedicated to providing high quality care for their patients with serious illness and their families. Our activities focus on professional education and training, development of a specialist workforce, support for clinical practice standards, research, and public policy advocacy. AAHPM provides the resources and tools you need to successfully integrate palliative care into your oncology practice. One of our most popular series, Essential Practices of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, covers important topics like pain assessment and management, communication and teamwork, ethical and legal practice, psychiatric, psychological and spiritual care and more. This nine-volume series includes books and online confidence-based learning modules that offer Continuing Medical Education and Maintenance of Certification credits.
We invite you to join us in Orlando, March 13-16, 2019, for the Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care, the place to learn the latest in hospice and palliative care.
Founded in 1964, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is committed to making a world of difference in cancer care. As the world’s leading organization of its kind, ASCO represents more than 40,000 oncology professionals who care for people living with cancer. Through research, education, and promotion of the highest-quality patient care, ASCO works to conquer cancer and create a world where cancer is prevented or cured, and every survivor is healthy. ASCO is supported by its affiliate organization, the Conquer Cancer Foundation. Explore patient education resources at Cancer.Net, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is the premier radiation oncology society in the world, with more than 10,000 members who are physicians, nurses, biologist, physicists, radiation therapists, dosimetrists and other health care professionals that specialize in treating patients with radiation therapies. As the leading organization in radiation oncology, the Society is dedicated to improving patient care through professional education and training, support for clinical practice and health policy standards, advancement of science and research, and advocacy. ASTRO publishes three medical journals, International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics, Practical Radiation Oncology, and Advances in Radiation Oncology, developed and maintains an extensive patient website; and created the Radiation Oncology Institute, a non-profit foundation to support research and education efforts around the world that enhance and confirm the critical role of radiation therapy in improving cancer treatment.
The Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) is a multidisciplinary organization dedicated to research and education of supportive care professionals worldwide. The mission of MASCC is to improve the supportive care of people with cancer, from diagnosis, through treatment and survival to the end of life. It operates in collaboration with the International Society of Oral Oncology (ISOO). Founded in 1990, MASCC now includes members from over 70 countries. MASCC provides practice resources and clinical guidelines and publishes the Supportive Care in Cancer journal. Follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.