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Thursday, July 30 • 10:40am - 12:10pm
S2: Cancer-focused Assessment, Decision Aids, and Support Using Web-based Systems

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The use of technology has been growing rapidly in the field of psycho-oncology.  Numerous eHealth options are being created, evaluated and utilized, including those for assessment, decision aids, treatment and the provision of support.  This session will highlight a number of eHealth programs across these areas from around the world.  Dr. Tania Estapé, from Spain, will chair this session and present data on online psychological assessment in cancer patients and arguments to analyze "online" profiles.  Dr. Leslie Schover, from the US, will present on her intervention for cancer-related male sexual problems.  Dr. Addie Wootten, from Australia, will focus on a prostate cancer portal her team created and highlight issues of uptake, barriers, and stigma.  Dr. Claire Foster, from the UK, will present on web based decision aids to support young women diagnosed with breast cancer.  Dr. Lee Ritterband, Professor and Director of the Behavioral Health and Technology Laboratory at the University of Virginia, will be discussant, and provide an overview to the current state of the field and what the future may hold.

Chair: Tania Estapé
Discussant: Lee M. Ritterband

S2-1: Developing an Internet-Based Intervention for Cancer-Related Male Sexual Problems, L. Schover
S2-2: Using Web-enabled Technology to Support Men with Prostate Cancer: PROSTMATE, A. Wootten
S2-3: Psychological Assessment Via Internet, T.Estapé
S2-4: Web-based Decision Aids to Support Young Women with Breast Cancer, C, Foster
 

Thursday July 30, 2015 10:40am - 12:10pm
Marquis Salon 1/2

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