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.

In 2021, APTA will celebrate 100 years as a member association

Find out how to engage, celebrate, and serve, as APTA raises awareness about our great profession and enshrines a proud legacy for future generations.

Congratulations to the Inaugural Class of Board-Certified Clinical Specialists in Oncologic Physical Therapy

APTA Oncology is beyond proud to announce the inaugural class of board-certified clinical specialists in oncologic physical therapy. Applications for the 2021 exam window are now being accepted until July 31, 2020 here.

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

august

2020sat15aug8:00 am5:00 pmWhat to Know about Oncology Rehabilitation for the Outpatient Clinician – St. Joseph, MIMarie Yaeger Cancer Center, Kinney Conference Room, St. Joseph, MI, 3900 Hollywood RoadEvent Type :Academy Courses

october

2020sat24oct8:00 am6:00 pmHead & Neck Cancer – Duarte, CACity of Hope - Duarte, CA, 1500 E Duarte RoadEvent Type :Academy Courses

november

2020sat14nov8:00 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

Laura Sheridan, PT, DPT

Meet Laura, President of APTA Oncology

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 20 registrants.

Member Awards

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

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 specialist 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.