Physical rehabilitation of the cancer patient

  • James A. Sliwa
  • Christina Marciniak
Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 100)


In the field of cancer care, the term rehabilitation can encompass a broad spectrum of services. In this chapter, we will address the amelioration of physical limitations imposed on many individuals as a result of their cancer or its treatment and the benefit of a comprehensive multidisciplinary rehabilitation program in improving the functional status of these patients.


Pressure Ulcer Central Nervous System Involvement Brain Tumor Patient Arch Phys Sensory Deprivation 
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  • Christina Marciniak

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