Knowledge, Compassion, Practice, Results
APTA Oncology consists of professional physical therapists managing the musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, integumentary and cardiopulmonary rehabilitative needs of patients who are living with and beyond cancer and other chronic illnesses such as HIV.
All episodes of the Rehabilitation Oncology Podcast are now available to stream on Spotify. APTA Oncology and Rehabilitation Oncology hope that this new platform will help further disseminate the valuable evidence-based information our members and our community need to optimize the health and wellness of individuals with a history of cancer.
Seeking Volunteers for PT Day of Service 2021: Oct 9
Do you work with oncology patients? Are you interested in overseeing students in administering balance screens with patients at risk for falls?
In correspondence with PTDOS, the Balance and Falls SIG wishes to administer falls screening tools to oncology patients at cancer centers across the country. By volunteering to participate, you will oversee one or more physical therapy students in screening oncology patients for falls risk. This is a great opportunity to provide mentorship and to increase your impact within your community.
APTA Oncology is proud to sponsor TurningPoint’s ongoing series focused on Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer Survivorship. The latest webinar was hosted on Wednesday, September 8, and featured Patient Voices as they reflect on their breast cancer experience and themes from the first three forums.
Meet a Member
Stefanie Stoller, SPT
Meet Stef, our Student & New Professional Subcommittee's Director of Professional Development and a rising star in the field of oncology rehab!
Join the APTA Oncology ListServ
APTA Oncology's General Listerv is a very productive messaging system for answering your practice and payment questions. In addition, we maintain specialized listservs for our special interest groups.
APTA Oncology'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.
Any PT or PTA living in a country other than the US or a healthcare provider from another discipline, not eligible for APTA membership, can take advantage of our membership benefits by becoming a Partner of APTA Oncology.
Want to get involved? Check out APTA Engage for the latest volunteer opportunities within APTA Oncology. Check back often as new opportunities arise!
A clinical research grant is available to APTA Oncology members to assist with a one-year research study that investigates a question(s) of importance to adult or pediatric oncology or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) physical therapy.