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Supportive Care in Cancer

Supportive Care in Cancer

Editor-in-Chief: Fred Ashbury

ISSN: 0941-4355 (print version)
ISSN: 1433-7339 (electronic version)

Journal no. 520

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Societies and New Developments

Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer 

Join MASCC! 

Membership benefits include:
• Collaboration with global experts in cancer care
• Free online subscription Supportive Care in Cancer
• Access to the MASCC Member Directory and an array of practice guidelines and tools
• Discounts on supportive care books and meeting registration fees
• Regular news and updates through the MASCC Society News
• Opportunities to work with MASCC Study Groups, to exchange ideas and expertise, and promote supportive care in cancer
Membership is open to medical and surgical oncologists, radiologists, nurses, dental professionals, pharmacists, social workers, dietitians, psychologists, students, industry representatives, and anyone interested in the prevention and management of the adverse effects of cancer and its treatment. Several membership options are available including reduced rates for students, trainees, retirees, and applicants from low-resource countries

New Developments 

New Study Group Coordinator and Manager of Sponsor Relationships

Leslie Johnson, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is MASCC’s new Study Group Coordinator and Manager of Sponsor Relationships. Ms. Johnson, who began work with MASCC in December 2017, has more than nine years of experience in the nonprofit sector, including the pharmaceutical industry, with expertise in corporate fundraising, sponsorship solicitation, and project coordination. Her experience also includes the preparation of sponsorship proposals, presentations, and marketing materials, the research and writing of corporate foundation applications, and the solicitation and management of pharmaceutical partners for regional and national events. Ms. Johnson most recently worked as an Account Manager for Corporate Development at Diabetes Canada (formerly the Canadian Diabetes Association).

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Executive Director 

Melissa Chin, MBA


Study Group Coordinator and Manager of Sponsor Relationships 

Leslie Johnson


MASCC Society News and Website Editor 

Toni Clark, MA, MS


Website Manager and Technical Support 

Beth Hollen


Technical Support and Membership 

Oleksandr Stupak


Supportive Care in Cancer 

Editor-in-Chief: Fred Ashbury, PhD
Editorial Assistant: Lori Fleming
Editorial Office: editorjscc.mascc.org

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    Supportive Care in Cancer provides members of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) and all other interested individuals, groups and institutions with the most recent scientific and social information on all aspects of supportive care in cancer patients. It covers primarily medical, technical and surgical topics concerning supportive therapy and care which may supplement or substitute basic cancer treatment at all stages of the disease.     

    Nursing, rehabilitative, psychosocial and spiritual issues of support are also included. 

    Papers focusing on aspects of specific antineoplastic treatments are not normally accepted. 

    Supportive Care in Cancer is ranked #1 in the Google Scholar H-5 Index of Hospice and Palliative Care, with a 2016 H-5 Index of 48. 

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