Your Resource for Oncology Information

Physical therapists work with the medical team, individuals and the community to prevent or minimize HIV-related limitations in functional activities and participation in social, work and community roles. The Special Interest Group on HIV / AIDS disseminates information and fosters collaboration among physical therapy professionals about the treatment of HIV-related impairments and functional limitations.

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

Listen to the Oncology Podcasts & Recorded Lectures

The Oncology Section of APTA advances physical therapist practice to maximize the lifelong health, well-being and function of persons affected by cancer and HIV.

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.

Booth Signup

Sign up for an available volunteer slot at the Academy booth in the CSM Exhibit Hall

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.