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International Conference on Cancer Nursing (ICCN) 2015 Presentations


The ICCN 2015 was held July 8-11, 2015 in Vancouver, Canada.  The theme of ICCN 2015 was “Cancer Nursing Research: Global Strategies and Implications for Evidence Based Practice”. 





Keynote Address
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Gender-Sensitive Approaches to Cancer Prevention: Promising Directions for Promoting Health
by Joan Bottorff, Canada

Plenary Sessions

Plenary Session I - Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Regional Partner Joint Session

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Patient-Centered Outcomes Research in Cancer Care: Leveraging Insights Derived from Big Data
by Sandra Mitchell, USA

Plenary Session II - International Psycho-Oncology Society (IPOS) International Partner Joint Session

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Screening, Assessment, and Management of Distress Among Cancer Patients
by Barry Bultz, Canada



​New Insights in Psychological Distress Experienced by Cancer Patients
by Wendy Lam, China


Plenary Session III - Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) International Partner Joint Session

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The Etiology and Management of Fatigue in Individuals with Cancer: An Update
by Karin Olson, Canada

Plenary Session IV – European Oncology Nursing Society (EONS) International Partner Joint Session

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Patient and Public Involvement in Cancer Research
by Theresa Wiseman, United Kingdom

Improving Patient Participation in Cancer Clinical Trials
by Sema Erdem, Turkey
Plenary Session V – Asian Oncology Nursing Society (AONS) International Partner Joint Session
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Educational Preparation for Indian Nurses in Advancing Cancer Nursing Research: Opportunities and Challenges
by Swapna Satish Joshi, India

The Use of Randomized Controlled Trials in Advancing Cancer Care Research in Taiwan
by Kuei-Ru Chou


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