Cancer rehabilitation addresses the unique needs of patients experiencing symptoms of cancer or cancer treatments such as pain, limited mobility, decreased strength, swelling and fatigue, which can create a range of therapy needs.
Penn Medicine provides outpatient care and education designed to enhance the quality of life and improve the function of individuals affected by cancer.
Individualized Cancer Rehabilitation Services
To meet the challenges that you face as a patient with cancer, our experts build personalized treatment programs. Our team coordinates physical medicine and rehabilitation interventions with your oncology team to ensure continuity of care. This is an innovative approach that delivers rehabilitation during and after cancer treatment on either an inpatient or outpatient basis, depending upon what works best for you.
The Penn Cancer Rehabilitation Program has a robust team of oncologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists and nutritionists working for you. You and your family members are encouraged to be active and informed partners in the rehabilitation process.
Read more about our Cancer Rehabilitation Program at Abramson Cancer Center.