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How Cancer Treatment Actually Affects the Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Systems

Click here for FREE Study Guide! HOME RESOURCES COURSES PODCAST As OncoPTs, we tend to treat what we see.  But there’s some side effects of cancer treatment that are invisible.  So they often go untreated. Cardiopulmonary toxicities are some of the most sinister long-term side effects of cancer treatment.  In fact, breast cancer survivors are …

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Advocating for OncoPT doesn’t always look like this

Click here for FREE Study Guide! HOME RESOURCES COURSES PODCAST Advocating for our profession.  Advocating for our patients.  Did some very specific images just pop into your head? “Advocating for our profession” was a hot phrase thrown around in PT school, hammered into our skulls as critical for so many reasons, but have you ever …

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{Patient Perspective} The Unique Challenges of AYA Cancer

Click here for FREE Study Guide! HOME RESOURCES COURSES PODCAST Introduction: Adolescent & Young Adult (AYA) oncology encompasses people ages 15-39 who are diagnosed with cancer. While we have a general appreciation for the physical side effects of cancer treatment, AYA cancer comes with a variety of issues that our older patients simply don’t face. …

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