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The field of Oncology Rehabilitation is moving forward at an unprecedented pace. Check back frequently for the most up-to-date news and information from APTA Oncology.

Oncology News

Recognizing our Outgoing Leaders
We are so grateful to our current and past leaders. Thank you to the following outgoing leaders:
Academy Member Awards Announced
We are thrilled to announce the 2021 APTA Oncology Member Awards:
Upcoming Webinar: Current Perspectives on Survivors of Head & Neck Cancer
WCPT IPT-HOPE has announced the first webinar of 2021, scheduled for February 13, 5AM EST.
Part II of Webinar Series: Racial Disparity in Breast Cancer Survivorship
Part II of Turning Point's Live Webinar Series will take place on February 24, 7-8:30PM EST. The topic for this event will focus on Community Engagement.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center to offer FREE NCI-sponsored training program in Geriatric Oncology
This program will provide didactic lectures and live role-play skills practice in patient-clinician communication, relevant to working with older oncology patients and their caregivers.
Jena Colon, 2020 Emerging Leader, featured in the December Issue of APTA Magazine
APTA Oncology Advocacy Chair, Jena Colon, PT, DPT, MBA, was featured in the December Issue of APTA Magazine as the Academy’s Emerging Leader.
Dr. Mary Insana Fisher, Rehabilitation Oncology Editor-in-Chief, Receives 2020 Young Alumni Award
Dr. Fisher was awarded the 2020 Young Alumni Award by the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences
Student & New Professional Subcommittee Chair Pens APTA Pulse Blog Post
Emma Schaberg O'Brien, SPT, CLT, RYT, Chair of the APTA Oncology Student & New Professional Subcommittee has written a blog post for APTA's Student Spotlight ...
APTA Oncology welcomes the second class of Board-Certified Specialists in Oncologic PT
APTA Oncology is proud to announce and offers congratulations to its second class of board-certified clinical specialists in oncologic physical therapy.

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.


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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.


APTA Engage

Want to get involved? Check out APTA Engage for the latest volunteer opportunities within APTA Oncology. Check back often as new opportunities arise!

Clinical Research Grant

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.

Internship & Mentor Opportunities

Oncology rehab facilities across the country that are willing to offer clinical affiliations, and mentors who have volunteered to share their time and expertise.

Host a Regional Course in Your Area

APTA Oncology has several course offerings looking for partners to host. Click here to learn more.

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.

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Emma Schaberg O’Brien, SPT, CLT, RYT, Chair of the APTA Oncology Student & New Professional Subcommittee has written a blog post for APTA’s Student Spotlight, highlighting the importance and value of being a student member of APTA Oncology. View the blog post.