What Is Cancer Rehabilitation and How Can it Help My Patients? - SPOC
Sasha E. Knowlton, MD, will present an introduction to cancer rehabilitation, including details as to why function is important in cancer patients. Patients with cancer are living longer as a result of improved surveillance and treatment interventions. However, cancer survivors often develop functional impairments that can significantly affect their quality of life and independence. Dr. Knowlton will review common diagnoses and treatments in the field of cancer rehabilitation. She will also provide an overview of how cancer rehabilitation can help patients before and during treatment and into survivorship.
These courses are intended for medical, radiation, and surgical oncologists, hematologists, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, physician assistants, radiologic technologists, researchers, pharmacists, trainees, allied health personnel, and others who are interested in care for patients and survivors in North Carolina.
- Define cancer rehabilitation
- List diagnoses that physiatrists can treat in cancer patients
- Identify treatment strategies for neuropathy
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Sasha E. Knowlton, MD
Associate Professor, Cancer Rehabilitation Medical Director
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