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Cancer Rehabilitation

Pet Therapy
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This slideshow features stories about patients with cancer and the support provided by their pets.
Managing Cancer Related Fatigue
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Cancer-related fatigue is very common among survivors and among those undergoing cancer treatment; it can be caused by your treatment, or by other factors related to your physical health and/or emotional state, such as chemical imbalances, hormonal changes, stress and anxiety, or poor sleep.
Lymphedema & Arm Discomfort After Breast Cancer
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Lymphedema is the response of the immune system to the blockage of fluids in traveling to lymph nodes, which are part of the body’s immune system.
Dealing with Chemo Brain
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Cognitive changes during cancer treatment, also known as “chemo brain” or “chemo fog,” are common. In fact, some studies suggest that up to 75% of patients receiving chemotherapy may face these issues.
Dealing with Neuropathy Associated with Chemotherapy
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Dr. McMichael, assistant professor at Ohio State University, gives a summary of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN), and offers tips for managing it.
Shoulder Pain and Breast Cancer
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“Up to 68% of patients with breast cancer experience shoulder pain and/or restricted motion of the shoulder during or after treatment,” says Dr. Eric Wisotzky.
Musculoskelatal Pain in Cancer Survivors
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All cancer survivors have muscle/joint pain, but people receiving treatment for cancer may have excess muscle pain after treatment. Musculoskeletal aches and pains may take 2 months or more to completely resolve.

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