psychological distress, 167

quality of care and quality of life, 2, 6, 42, 361, 372, 395-396, 402-403, 406

research recommendations, 398, 400

screening for psychosocial health needs, 167

smoking cessation, 99

Advance care planning, 157, 173

Advocacy. See Patient advocates and advocacy organizations

Aetna, 250

Affinity Health System, 243

Age of patients and caregivers, and need for services, 25-26

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), 12, 13, 15, 18, 28, 29, 85, 195, 196, 198, 219, 239, 242, 270, 277, 321, 329-330, 340, 341, 371, 390, 392, 394, 395, 397, 398, 405

CAHPS, 16, 17, 243, 245, 248, 271, 272, 278, 339

Questions Are the Answer Campaign, 243, 245

Alcoholics Anonymous, 89

Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Greater Kansas City, 226

Alzheimer’s disease, 107

AMC Cancer Research Center, 127

America’s Health Insurance Plans, 17, 257, 340

American Academy of Family Physicians, 285

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, 243

American Academy of Pediatrics, 285

American Association of Colleges of Nursing, 297, 298, 299

American Association of Pastoral Counselors, 309

American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM), 294

Maintenance of Certification Program for Family Physicians, 296

American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), 293-294

Practice Improvement Module, 296

American Board of Medical Specialties, 268, 284-285, 295, 296

Maintenance of Certification initiative, 243, 245, 248

American Board of Pediatrics (ABP), 294, 295

American Board of Professional Psychology, 305

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 295, 296

American Cancer Society (ACS), 4, 34, 89, 103, 108, 190, 194-195, 229, 230, 233, 267, 273, 303, 365, 385, 389, 391, 392, 394, 396, 400, 403

Cancer Reference Information, 109

Cancer Survivors Network, 125

Hope Lodge, 135

I Can Cope Program, 119

Look Good … Feel Better Program®, 112, 119, 129

Man-to-Man Program, 125

Navigator program, 223, 247

Reach to Recovery program, 88, 118, 126

Road to Recovery, 39, 136

American College of Physicians, 285

American College of Surgeons, 372, 385, 391, 394

Commission on Cancer, 13, 17, 200, 270, 277, 340, 365

American Institute of Cancer Research, 109, 119

American Medical Association, 250 n.5, 289

American Nurses Association, 300

American Nurses Credentialing Center, 300

American Psychiatric Association, 30, 285, 355, 356, 365

American Psychological Association, 251, 252, 286, 304, 306, 313, 355, 360, 365

American Psychosocial Oncology Society (APOS), 13, 17, 118, 206, 266, 277, 318, 340, 355, 365, 385, 389, 391

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), 6, 13, 17, 34, 165-166, 239, 277, 285, 340, 365, 382, 385, 389, 391, 396

People Living With Cancer, 115, 228

Quality Oncology Practice Initiative, 271

American Society of Pediatric Hematology/ Oncology, 285

Americans with Disabilities Act, 10, 104, 107, 264, 364, 393

Anthracycline chemotherapy, 102



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