Endorsements By Individuals

The following people have endorsed the standard that psychosocial support should be integrated into cancer care as a universal human right and that distress should be measured as the 6th vital sign. If you’d like to join this list please email info@ipos-society.org.



  • Michelle Finger
  • Daisuke Fujisawa
  • Luzia Travado
  • Gonda Hervaud
  • William Breitbart, MD
  • Nathan Cherny
  • Stephen Connor
  • James J. Amos, MD
  • John Markowitz, MD
  • Francis Keefe, PhD
  • Charles E. Schwartz, MD
  • Henrique Ribeiro
  • Ozan Bahcivan
  • Rebecca Shelby
  • Marjaneh Rouhani
  • Barbara Lubrano di Ciccone
  • Miguel Julião, MD, MSc, PhD
  • Shu-Ting Zhuang
  • Dr Irene Higginson
  • Gary Rodin
  • Linda Kristjanson
  • Lori Wiener
  • Tirso Ventura Faci
  • Anna Costantini
  • Barry D Bultz
  • Charles F. von Gunten
  • Virgilio Kasprzykowski, MD, IFAPA


  • Sarah Kelleher
  • Michael Hoyt
  • Ira Byock
  • Elisabeth Andritsch
  • Maria Die Trill
  • Kenneth Gorfinkle, PhD
  • Adline Warwick Thompson
  • Cristiane Decat Bergerot, PhD
  • Nick Hulbert-Williams
  • Brenda Clasquin
  • Mohammad ElShami
  • Evgeniya Kharchenko
  • Ricardo Valtierra
  • Chloe Martin


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