Welcome to APTA Oncology

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

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.

New Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG): Interventions for Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema

APTA Oncology has published its first major treatment-related CPG, now available via PT Journal. Visit our Publications page for the full press release and access to the article.

APTA Welcomes the second class of Board-Certified Specialists in Oncology PT

APTA Oncology is proud to announce and offers congratulations to its second class of board-certified clinical specialists in oncologic physical therapy. Applications for the 2021 exam window are now being accepted and the deadline has been extended until October 1, 2020.

OncoReads

OncoReadsSM allows you to earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from the comfort of your own home or office. Click here for more information and begin earning today!

Regional Courses

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2021sat13nov8:00 am5:00 pmExercise Training Guidelines for Individuals With Cancer – Grand Rapids, MIMary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital Professional Building Meijer Conference Center, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 350 Lafayette Ave SEEvent Type :Academy Courses

Meet a Member

Lauren Miller, PT, DPT

Meet Lauren, a Senior PT at the University of Chicago Medical Center, and a member of the inaugural class of Board-Certified Specialists in Oncologic Physical Therapy.

Like many physical therapists starting out, she had to ask herself what did she want to do and how could she accomplish those goals...

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.

Clinical Research Grants

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

Clinical Internship Opportunities

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

Host a Regional Course in Your Area

APTA Oncology 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 15 registrants.

Member Awards

Know of a member who deserves recognition? Nominate them for an APTA Oncology Member Award! Deadline: October 1

Join the APTA Oncology ListServ

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.

Resource Guide for Specialization

This document, prepared by APTA Oncology, is designed to help you in your preparation for the Oncology Specialist Certification Examination.

OncoReads

OncoReadsSM allows you to earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from the comfort of your own home or office. Begin earning today!

Partners Program

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.

Look Inside the Oncology Toolbox

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

Sign Up to Become a Volunteer

This Academy 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.