Publications

Your Resource for Oncology Information

Rehabilitation Oncology is the primary peer-reviewed, indexed resource for advancing oncologic physical therapy practice and cancer rehabilitation through the dissemination of definitive evidence, translation of clinically relevant knowledge, and integration of theory into education, practice, and research.

Rehabilitation Oncology Journal Collections

Guest Editor, Nicole Stout, DPT, Certified Lymphedema Therapist-LANA, FAPTA has produced a packed, special issue on Lymphedema management that advances our knowledge in this important topic for oncologic physical therapists and cancer rehabilitation. In 1998 the American Cancer Society (ACS) released a supplement issue to the journal Cancer that highlighted the workshop proceedings from an international group of subject matter experts in lymphedema management. Dr. Stout states, “20 years after the ACS seminal report, the horizon for the future of lymphedema management is bright and includes exciting emerging science.

Note: For open access to the Journal, please access the journal via the “For Members” page.

Listen to the Oncology Podcasts & Recorded Lectures

Rehabilitation Oncology Journal Podcast: The official podcast of the Rehabilitation Oncology Journal for the Oncology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).

EDGE Annotated Bibliography

As a way to summarize the excellent work and outcomes of our many Oncology EDGE Task Forces, an annotated bibliography has been developed as a quick reference guide. The EDGE findings and recommendations are categorized by diagnosis and/or condition (when not diagnosis-specific). The goal is to promote the utilization of evidence-based outcome measures across settings in order to provide continuity in oncology rehabilitation.

Clinical Research Grants

Are you up on the latest Oncology Physical Therapy research or are your just starting out? New and experienced Section members can make valuable contributions.

Clinical Internship Opportunities

This list of clinical sites is provided as a service to Oncology Section Members.

Host a Regional Course in Your Area

The Oncology Section, APTA has several course offerings looking for partners to host. The host facility will be chosen based on the guarantee that they can draw a minimum of 20 registrants.

Oncology Section Member Awards

Know of a PT/PTA professional needing recognition? Here is the place to find out about our Member Awards.

Join the Oncology Section ListServ

The Section's General Listerv is a very productive messaging system for answering your practice questions. In addition, we maintain specialized listservs for our special interest groups.

Resource Guide for Specialization

This document, prepared by the Academy of Oncologic Physical Therapy, is designed to help you in your preparation for the specialist examination.

Sign Up to Become a Volunteer

This Section survives and thrives on it's exceptional line of volunteers. From experienced to clincians; if you want to be a leader, we have a position.

Look Inside the Oncology Toolbox

What's in your Physical Therapy Bag of Tricks? Find more and contribute some.

Booth Signup

Sign up for an available volunteer slot at the Academy booth in the CSM Exhibit Hall! You must be logged in to sign up.