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Leadership

Chair

Niharika Dixit, MD
USA

Vice-Chair

Pamela Ginex, EdD, RN, OCN
USA

How to Join

To join a study group, you must be a MASCC member.

  • Log in to your member account.
  • Click on Manage My Account/Profile.
  • Scroll down to your profile data and select “Edit”.
  • Then select the study group as one of your three study group selections. Click SAVE.

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Mission and Goals

The goal of the Education Study Group is to ensure that patient education is an integral part of all aspects of supportive cancer care. A needs assessment survey of MASCC members has provided useful information for future planning.

Recent study group activities include the development and pilot of a patient guide containing questions that patients might want to ask about their disease and treatment. The study group is also collaborating with the Mucositis Study Group to develop a patient education brochure and test its effectiveness in several languages and cultural settings. The study group has discussed the need to evaluate the readability of existing patient education materials and how best to respond to members who have indicated a lack of patient education materials in their own countries and languages.

Education Subgroup: Digital Health

Leadership:

Chair: Penelope Schofield, PhD (Australia)

Vice-Chair: Ysabella Van Sebille, PhD, MD (Australia)

MASCC is the most important society to which I belong. It is welcoming, multi-disciplinary, truly international, nurturing and career-building.
Prof Dorothy Keefe, MD (2022)

Publications

Recent scientific publications from the Education Study Group