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International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-9096

Kemble K

Kemble K

Tanzania

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  • Research Article
    Cancer Survivor Rehabilitation Program: Preliminary Results
    Author(s): Burnham T, Peters J, Conner H, Kemble K and Acquisto LDBurnham T, Peters J, Conner H, Kemble K and Acquisto LD

    Abstract Cancer survivors in the U.S. now total over 12 million. The symptoms remaining posttreatment may lead to a decrease in quality of life. Often patients are left without guidance to rehabilitate themselves back to prior physical, emotional and psychosocial status. Rehabilitation for patients with cancer should be no different from rehabilitation for other diagnostic conditions, including both educational and functional components. Purpose: To measure the effectiveness of a cancer survivor rehabilitation program. Methods: Thirty post-treatment cancer survivors, (26 breast, 3 colon, 1 lung, 2 men, 28 women, 35-77 years) were subjects in a one group pre-post quasi-experimental design. The program consisted of two, 90 minute sessions per week for 12 weeks. Each meeting was divided into 3 sections: an educational activity, cardiovascular training, and a strength and.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2329-9096.1000194

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