Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology – CAPO


The Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology (CAPO) is an organization of professionals, clinicians, researchers, educators, and others dedicated to the understanding, treatment and study of the social, psychological, emotional, spiritual and quality-of-life aspects of cancer. CAPO leads nationally and globally in promoting capacity for, and excellence in psychosocial oncology services to enhance the wellness of individuals and families. The purpose of the CAPO is to foster and encourage interdisciplinary excellence in psychosocial research education and clinical practice in oncology.

Composition of members:

  • Nurse 13%
  • Physician 8%
  • Psychologist 32%
  • Social worker 27%
  • Pastoral Care 2%
  • Rehabilitative 3%
  • Others (administration, allied services) 15%

Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology (CAPO)

  • Founded: 1987
  • Membership: 200
  • Website:
  • President: Dr. Carmen Loiselle
  • Conference: annual
  • Journal: Yes
  • Newsletter: Yes
  • eMail list: Yes

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