Belgium

The Belgian Society of Psychosocial Oncology (BSPO) is a national scientific society bringing together Belgian psychologists working with patients with cancer, their relatives and caregivers. Members could practice in hospital or in a private setting. The main goals of society are (1) the study and understanding of the psychological, medical, social and ethical aspects of cancer and its treatment, (2) interdisciplinary promotion of psycho-social oncology research, and (3) the establishment through meetings and publications of society of a forum for communication of research and experiments in psychosocial oncology. This society had created a website, a platform for exchanges and collaborations between the various Belgian psycho-oncologists.