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Jimmie C. Holland, MD (1928-2017), is considered the founder of psycho-oncology, showing that counseling, psychosocial interventions, and medications can reduce the distress experienced by cancer patients and their families. She received the AACR Joseph H. Burchenal Award in 2005 for her contributions to clinical research and patient care.

Jimmie C. Holland, MD (1928-2017), is considered the founder of psycho-oncology, showing that counseling, psychosocial interventions, and medications can reduce the distress experienced by cancer patients and their families. She received the AACR Joseph H. Burchenal Award in 2005 for her contributions to clinical research and patient care.