Physiatry in Oncology

Supportive Care
Symptom Management

Utilizing Physiatrists to Evaluate and Manage Cancer-Related Cognitive Impairment

Arash Asher, MD  / April 25, 2017

Interventions coordinated by physical medicine and rehabilitation physiatrists can help patients optimize cognitive functioning during and after cancer treatment. — Arash Asher, MD Chemotherapy-associated cognitive dysfunction, often referred to as “chemobrain” or “chemof...

Supportive Care

Precautions in Cancer Rehabilitation Services: Imperative or Impediment in Patient Care?

Mary Vargo, MD  / December 10, 2016

Sean Smith, MD GUEST EDITOR Physiatry in Oncology explores the benefits of cancer rehabilitation in oncology practice to screen survivors for physical and cognitive impairments along the care continuum to minimize survivors’ disability and maximize their quality of life. The column is gues...

Supportive Care
Symptom Management

Diagnosing and Managing Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

Sara Christensen Holz, MD  / November 10, 2016

Guest Editor Physiatry in Oncology explores the benefits of cancer rehabilitation in oncology practice to screen survivors for physical and cognitive impairments along the care continuum to minimize survivors’ disability and maximize their quality of life. The column is guest edited by Sea...

Supportive Care
Survivorship

Prehabilitation and Rehabilitation May Improve Work-Related Outcomes in Cancer Survivors

Julie Silver, MD  / October 10, 2016

Physiatry in Oncology explores the benefits of cancer rehabilitation in oncology practice to screen survivors for physical and cognitive impairments along the care continuum to minimize survivors’ disability and maximize their quality of life. The column is guest edited by Sean Smith, MD, Direct...

Breast Cancer
Survivorship
Supportive Care

Managing Upper Extremity Dysfunction in Breast Cancer Survivors

Jesuel Padro-Guzman, MD  / July 10, 2016

Education about symptom management and simple exercises before initiation of treatments is an effective and simple way to prevent upper extremity dysfunction. — Jesuel Padro-Guzman, MD With an increased number of breast cancer survivors and patients with metastatic diseas...

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Providing Inpatient Physical Rehabilitation for Patients With Advanced Cancer

Jack B. Fu, MD  / June 10, 2016

Guest Editor Sean Smith, MD Physiatry in Oncology explores the benefits of cancer rehabilitation in oncology practice to screen survivors for physical and cognitive impairments along the care continuum to minimize survivors’ disability and maximize their quality of life. The column is gues...

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