- Cancer Survivorship Rehabilitation
We are dedicated to helping cancer survivors function at the highest level possible. Cancer and its treatment can be toxic and often causes pain, fatigue and disability for survivors. Through our Cancer Survivorship Training and Rehabilitation (STAR) Program®, our goal is to minimize these effects and to encourage cancer survivors to have the best possible quality of life.
The Cancer Rehabilitation program offers patients coordinated cancer rehabilitation supported by a team of STAR Certified™ clinicians and providers.
No matter how long ago you were diagnosed, if you have any problems that you didn’t have before your cancer diagnosis – especially any problems that interfere with your ability to function or your quality of life – you are a candidate for our program.
Symptoms we work to improve may include:
- Musculoskeletal pain
- Joint stiffness
- Lymphedema (limb swelling)
- Memory problems
- Balance concerns
- Speech and swallowing issues
Our team of professionals includes:
- Physical and occupational specialists
- Speech-language pathologists
- Registered dietitians
- Social workers
- Registered nurses
- Exercise physiologists
- Oncology navigators
- Certified lymphedema specialist
- Massage therapist
- Yoga instructor
Your individualized rehabilitation plan will focus on your specific goals that may include:
- Increasing strength and energy
- Managing pain
- Improving your physical and cognitive functioning
- Enhancing your quality of life
- Incorporating nutrition, exercise and better sleep
Most cancer rehabilitation services in this program are reimbursed by health insurance providers. Check your insurance plan for specific rehabilitation benefits.
A referral from your physician office is needed before therapies can begin. To schedule your therapy, please call 239-424-1499.