Rehabilitation in Cancer Care is an essential clinical resource for all Allied
Health Professionals working within or entering this specialist area. It provides
practical guidance for the rehabilitation of people with cancer or those receiving
palliative care. As well as explaining the key skills required at every stage
of the cancer journey, the book specifically offers advice on diagnosis, treatment,
management and effective interventions. Furthermore the role of each member
of the interdisciplinary team is clearly explained at each stage, as is the
importance of team work and holistic care.
Section 1 introduces the reader to the rationale for the rehabilitation of people with cancer or those receiving palliative care,
Section 2 looks at the multi-professional management of common cancers and
Section 3 looks at symptom management.
Section 1: Introduction to Oncology and Palliative Care.
Ch 1. Introduction to Oncology and Palliative Care.
Geoff Sharpe and Paul A. Fenton.
Ch 2. The Role of Rehabilitation in Oncology and Palliative Care.
Jane Rankin and Jackie Gracey.
Section 2: The Multi-professional Management of Specific Tumour Types.
Ch 3. Breast Cancer and Associated Conditions.
Melanie Lewis, Iona Davies and Jill Cooper.
Ch 4. Lung Cancer and Associated Conditions.
Debbie McKinney, Daniel Lowrie and Mandy Hamilton.
Ch 5. Neurological Tumours and Associated Conditions.
Joanne Carr, Kathy Thompson, Debbie Pearson, Paula Finlay and Helen White.
Ch 6. Haematological Conditions.
Jenny Miller, Phil Canning, Val Young, Sarah Taggart and Rachel Barrett.
Ch 7. Head and Neck Cancer and Associated Conditions.
Brenda Nugent, Lorraine Ashcroft, Gillian Lusty and Nicola Evans.
Ch 8. Musculo-skeletal Tumours and Associated Conditions.
Lena Richards, Merian Denning and Gemma Lindsell.
Ch 9. Gastro-intestinal Tumours.
Tessa Aston, Sallyanne McKinney, Jenny Miller and Heidi Williams.
Ch 10. Genito-urinary Tumours.
Doreen McClurg, Pippa McCabe and Karen Chambers.
Section 3: Symptom Management.
Ch 11. Lymphoedema Management.
Rhian Davies and Sue Desborough.
Ch 12. Cancer Related Fatigue Management.
Catriona Ogilvy, Karen Livingstone and Gillian Prue.
Ch 13. Pain Management.
Karen Robb and Charlie Ewer-Smith.
Ch 14. Dyspnoea/Breathlessness Management.
Sarah Fisher and Daniel Lowrie.
Ch 15. Maintaining Mental Health.