| The International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC) would like to acknowledge our conference scholarship supporters for their generous support to nurses from low resource countries who are travelling to the 18th International Conference on Cancer Nursing (ICCN). These scholarships were chosen by the ISNCC Awards Committee via competition.
ISNCC would also like to thank its individual donors for support of the conference scholarships:
Cancer Support is one of the UK’s leading cancer charities. Macmillan provides
support to patients, carers, family and friends from diagnosis throughout the
cancer journey. As well as helping with the medical needs of people affected by
cancer, Macmillan also looks at the social, emotional and practical impact
cancer can have, and campaigns for better cancer care.
funds and provides a range of services including Macmillan professionals, local
information and support centres, cancer support groups, benefits advisers and
cancer support specialists, and we can help with practical, medical, financial
and emotional support.
million people in the UK are living with or beyond cancer, and this figure is
expected to rise to four million by 2030. Macmillan Cancer Support's goal is to
reach and improve the lives of everyone living with cancer in the UK, now and
in the future.
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is one of the world’s most
respected centers devoted exclusively to cancer patient care, research, education
and prevention. It is located in central Houston on the Texas Medical Center
was created in 1941 as part of The University of Texas System. The institution
is one of the nation’s original three comprehensive cancer centers designated
by the National Cancer Act of 1971 and is one of 41 National Cancer
Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers today.
& World Report’s “Best Hospitals” survey ranked MD Anderson as the top
hospital in the nation for cancer care in 2013. It has achieved this highest
ranking 10 times in the past 12 years and has ranked as one of the top two
hospitals for cancer care since the magazine began its annual survey in 1990.
The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) is a professional
association of more than 35,000 members committed to promoting excellence in
oncology nursing and the transformation of cancer care. Since 1975, ONS has
provided a professional community for oncology nurses, developed evidence-based
education programs and treatment information, and advocated for patient care,
all in an effort to improve quality of life and outcomes for patients with
cancer and their families. Learn more at www.ons.org.
The Cancer Nurses Society of Australia (CNSA)
was founded in 1998. In 2013, CNSA
became an independent organisation for Cancer Nurses across Australia,
reinforcing its position as the professional body for Nurses working with
people affected by cancer. CNSA is committed to achieving and promoting
excellence in cancer care through the professional contributions of nurses.
As a membership based organisation CNSA has
developed to support Cancer Nurses in Australia through the provision of
professional development, engaging membership, building partnerships and
influencing cancer control policy. A
National Executive Committee, which comprises elected representatives from all
States and Territories and a nationally elected President govern CNSA. Since becoming independent CNSA is
experiencing rapid growth, today there are 900 members throughout Australia.
End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) project, which started in
2000, is a national education initiative to improve palliative care. The
project provides undergraduate and graduate nursing faculty, CE providers,
staff development educators, specialty nurses in pediatrics, oncology, critical
care and geriatrics, and other nurses with palliative care education, so they
can teach this essential information to nursing students and practicing nurses.
To date, over 17,500 nurses and other healthcare professionals, representing
all 50 US states, plus 78 international countries have received ELNEC training.
The ELNEC project is administered by the American Association of Colleges of
Nursing (AACN), Washington, DC and the City of Hope, Los Angeles, CA.|| |
Marsden Hospital was the first hospital in the world dedicated to cancer
treatment and research into the causes of cancer. Today the hospital with its
academic partner, The Institute of Cancer Research, forms the largest
comprehensive cancer centre in Europe with over 40,000 patients from the UK and
abroad seen each year.|| |
Association of Nurses in Oncology/Association canadienne des infirmières en
in 1984, the Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology/Association canadienne
des infirmières en oncologie (CANO/ACIO) is the national organization that
supports Canadian nurses to promote and develop excellence in oncology nursing
practice, education, research and leadership. CANO/ACIO's mission is to lead
nursing excellence in cancer control for Canadians, with a vision of being an
international nursing leader in cancer control. CANO/ACIO is a member-run
association that takes direction from its membership in formulating activities
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