Past Issues

Psycho-oncology in Taiwan

Chih-Tao Cheng

Psycho-oncology has been receiving increasing
attention as a specialty in psychiatric service.
The Taiwan Psycho-oncology Society (TPOS)
was established in 2009. Having met specifi c criteria,
TPOS has been just accepted and became
one of the 28 federated members in the International
Psycho-oncology Society (IPOS) in October 2011
( This may
be a good time to review the development of psycho-
oncology in Taiwan, and to examine the most
imminent tasks and future objectives in this subspecialty
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