International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC)
The International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC) was founded in 1984 and has over 60,000 cancer nursing members globally, including national cancer nursing societies, regional cancer nursing societies, oncology institutions and individual cancer nurse practitioners, researchers and educators. The ISNCC mission is to maximize the influence of nursing to reduce the global burden of cancer and the vision is to lead the global nursing community in cancer control. In order to achieve the mission and vision in the next 3 years, ISNCC is focusing on the following strategic directions and goals: (1) Building and sustaining stakeholder relationships, (2) Influencing health policy, (3) Advancing and applying knowledge and (4) Developing and engaging cancer nurse leaders.
A major component of successfully achieving the ISNCC Strategic Plan is the publication of position statements on issues relevant and important to the international cancer nursing community.
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(2015-12-08)The International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC) published a position statement on cancer nursing education in July 2013. Lack of information and education about cancer is a major barrier to effective cancer ...
(2015-10)The International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC) published a position statement on palliative care in October 2015. The purpose of this position statement is to (1) integrate a palliative approach into the ...
(2014-07)The International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC) published a position statement on tobacco control in July 2014. ISNCC believes that prevention of tobacco use, prevention of exposure to second hand smoke, ...