Welcome to the APTA Michigan Oncology Rehabilitation Special Interest Group (SIG).
The APTA Michigan Oncology Rehabilitation SIG was created in effort to increase physical therapy educational events, research, and treatment in the context of oncology rehabilitation. Our goal is to provide a base of communication and collaboration among SIG members in order to provide optimal physical therapy services to our oncology patients. We look forward to your involvement and contribution!
The Michigan Cancer Consortium (MCC) just completed the development of the “Cancer Plan for Michigan, 2021-2030. This strategic plan is developed for all Michiganders to reduce the cancer burden in the state of Michigan. It is designed to provide guidance to community members and organizations to focus on work that can play a role in controlling cancer and its burdens to individuals, families and communities.
The five workgroups are:
Resource LinksMichigan Cancer Consortium
If you have any suggestions for topics or if you find an article and want to forward it to us for a review, please email Deb Doherty
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