PoCoG is a multidisciplinary organisation of 1,800 researchers and clinicians. Our mission is to develop and facilitate large-scale, multi-centre psycho-oncology and supportive care research across Australia to improve the psychological care and wellbeing of people affected by cancer.
PoCoG was established in 2005, in response to a recognised need to develop the capacity and collaboration to conduct large-scale, multi-centre psycho-oncology clinical trials and supportive care research.
Full PoCoG membership is open to researchers and health professionals from Australia and New Zealand and associate membership is available to international psycho-oncology researchers. Visit www.pocog.org.au to learn more.
Composition of members:
- Nurse 15%
- Physician (other than psychiatrist): 15 %
- Psychiatrist: 2%
- Psychologist: 35%
- Palliative medicine: 3%
- Public Health: 15%
- Social worker 8%