Psychosocial Oncology Association (POA) was created on May in 2007. The group of psychiatrists, clinical psychologist and social workers working in the field of oncology initiated foundation of the association. This association was created in response to insufficient psycho-oncological treatment, lack of psychological, social and spiritual problems’ solving of cancer patients and their families. POA has been recognized by our national governing body as a charitable organization in accordance with the laws of Lithuania. In 2009 POA became a member of the International Psycho- Oncology Society (IPOS) Federation Board.