Rehabilitation Oncology

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July 2023 - Volume 41 - Issue 3

  • Mary Insana Fisher, PT, PhD
  • 2168-3808
  • 2381-2427
  • Quarterly
  • 0.9

Call for Papers due June 30, 2023

Exercise Training: A Key Strategy in Oncology Rehabilitation​​
Rehabilitation Oncology seeks high quality papers related to the use of exercise in oncology rehabilitation for the 2024 special issue of the journal. In continuing to serve our mission to further the science and practice of cancer rehabilitation, we are seeking manuscripts that report on the use of prescribed exercise to minimize impairments and improve functional outcomes for individuals with cancer across the survivorship continuum.  

Complete this submission proposal form to submit an article 

This issue focuses on women treated for breast cancer and covers important issues among this population Use of outcomes remains critical in measuring effectiveness of care, and the study by Doubblestein seeks to improve the understanding of how these measures are implemented in patient care in efforts to identify barriers to use. The article by Maciukiewicz et al, provides important prognostic information to understand the relationship between objective measures and quality of life related to shoulder function among women treated for breast cancer. Brick and colleagues evaluate the preferences for rehabilitation among older individuals with breast cancer, a piece critical to understand patient preferences for careAdditional columns provide practical information for the care of the individual with lymphedema. The editorial board hopes that the information provided in this issue helps clinicians continue to address the needs of women with a diagnosis of cancer. 

-Mary I. Fisher, PT, PhD

Editor-in-Chief, Rehabilitation Oncology​