Oncology Rehabilitation: An Integral Part of Integrative Care for Head and Neck Cancer Treatment

May 26, 2022

In an article published by CURE®, Jennifer Cargile, speech-language pathologist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) Atlanta, shared her insight on the role of oncology rehabilitation in helping improve patient quality of life during head and neck cancer treatment.

“Head and neck cancer treatments and the subsequent side effects can be overwhelming for patients and their caregivers due to the impact they have on routine activities. However, there are trained therapists who can help manage these side effects so they are not debilitating, which can enhance overall quality of life throughout the cancer journey. I encourage all patients to speak with their physicians to find out if oncology rehabilitation therapies may benefit them.”

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Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) is a national oncology network of hospitals and outpatient care centers offering an integrated approach that combines surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, immunotherapy and advancements in precision medicine with supportive therapies to manage side effects and enhance quality of life during treatment and into survivorship. CTCA also offers qualified patients a range of clinical trials that may reveal new treatment options supported by scientific and investigational research. CTCA patient satisfaction scores consistently rank among the highest for all cancer care providers in the country. Visit cancercenter.com for more information.