Thomas F Hack, PhD, Director, Psychosocial Oncology & Cancer Nursing Research, I.H. Asper Clinical Research Institute, recently received the Award for Excellence in Psychosocial Oncology, presented annually by the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada.
Dr. Hack is also Senior Scientist, Research Institute in Oncology and Hematology at CancerCare Manitoba, Professor, College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, and Visiting Professor, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK.
The award is presented to a member of the Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology (CAPO) to acknowledge the important work of psychosocial oncology professionals. Dr. Hack was honoured for his study “A randomized controlled trial of consultation recording use to enhance psychosocial well-being and coping behaviour in patients with brain tumours”.
The Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada is comprised of volunteers, patients, survivors, family members, health care professionals and staff, determined to make the journey with a brain tumour one full of hope and support – working collaboratively to serve the needs of those Canadians affected by all types of brain tumours.