Asia-Pacific Journal of Oncology Nursing

: 2016  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 306--308



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Winnie KW SO, Ph.D., RN President, Hong Kong SAR, China


Myungsun Yi, DNS, RN Past-president Seoul, Korea


Myungsun Yi, DNS, RN Past-president Seoul, Korea


Kazuko Onishi, ND, Ph.D., RN Treasurer, Japan


Meera Sharad Achrekar, Ph.D., RN Secretary (External Affairs), India


Young Yi Chen, Ph.D., RN Secretary (Internal Affairs), China


Kyung Hee Lim, Ph.D., RN Chairperson of Communication Committee, Korea


Bo Xu, Ph.D., RN Chairperson of Conference Committee, China


Kuei-Ru Chou, Ph.D., RN Chairperson of Research Committee, Taiwan


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 Asia-Pacific Cancer Leaders' Summit

Asia-Pacific Cancer Leaders' Summit hosted by UICC was held on 13–15 April 16 in Brisbane. The theme is “Future for Cancer Control in the Asia-Pacific: Data for change and mobilizing communities.” Dr. Winnie So, President of AONS, was invited to attend the summit. Issues for discussions included how to mobilizing communities for changes, noncommunicable diseases in Asia-Pacific, and future of cancer control in the Asia-Pacific.


Dr. Winnie So with other Asia-Pacific Cancer Leaders (4th from left to right).


Winnie So (left) with UICC President-Elect Prof. Sandia Aranda (right).

 the 41St annual Ons Congress

The 41st Annual ONS Congress was held on 28–30 April 2016 in San Antonio, Texas, USA. On behalf of the AONS, Winnie So, the president, attended the Congress to participate in the international session on “Health Disparities and Cancer Navigation: Impact, Utility, and Implications Globally” moderated by Margaret Barton-Burke, the President of ONS. Stella Aguinaga Bialous (President of International Society of Nurses in Cancer care, ISNCC), Raymond Javan Chan (President of Cancer Nurses Society of Australia), Tracy Truant (President of Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology), and Winnie So (President of Asian Oncology Nursing Society) presented impact and implications of health disparities and the development of cancer navigation in their specific region. The session was well received by the audiences.


Presenters of the international session (from left to right): Raymond Chan, Tracy Truant, Stella Aguinaga Bialous, Winnie So.


Winnie So and Margaret Barton-Burke (from left to right).


Wang Qi (Editorial Board Member, APJON), Brenda Nevidjon (Chief Executive Officer, ONS), and Winnie So (from left to right).

Winnie So, Judith Johnson (Editor-in-chief, APJON), Wang Qi (Editorial Board Member, APJON) (from left to right).


 Apjon Special Issue

APJON will publish two special issues If you are interested in the following topics, please click the link for more information.

Special Issue: Oral Agents in Cancer Treatment.

Guest Editor: Sultan Kav, PhD, RN, Professor at Baskent University, Faculty of Health Sciences Department of Nursing, Baglica, Ankara, Turkey.

Associate Editor, Asia-Pacific Journal of Oncology Nursing, EONS Former

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Special Issue: The Role of the Nurse Specialist in Various Areas of Oncology in Some Countries.

Guest Editor: Ilana Kadmon, PhD, RN, BSN, Breast Care Clinical Nursing Specialist and Senior Lecturer, Henrietta Szold Hadassah and The Hebrew University School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine Medical Organization Hadassah, Israel, E-mail:


 Congratulation Message

Dr. Yongyi Chen, honorary secretary of AONS, was elected to be ISNCC Board of Directors (Communication portfolio) 2016–2020!


 Upcoming Events

International Conference on Cancer Nursing will be held on September 4–7, 2016 at Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel and Towers in Hong Kong, China! AONS will host an international partner planetary session on September 7, 2016; 1.50–2.50 pm. The theme of the session is “Nursing leadership in multidisciplinary cancer care: roles and challenges.” Please mark it down in your diary and support our planetary session! = ICCN2016.

The 31st Conference of Japanese Society of Cancer Nursing.

The 31st Conference of Japanese Society of Cancer Nursing will be held in Kochi city, February 4 and 5, 2017. You can click the following website for more information: = poh5xHu6raI.

Third AONS conference 2017: The third AONS conference will be held in 23–24 September 2017 in Beijing, China. Please mark it down in your diary!