WVU in the News: WVU researchers explained that cancer patients could benefit from rehabilitation

WVU in the News: WVU researchers explained that cancer patients could benefit from rehabilitation

Cancer treatment is all about preserving the life and the quality of life of the patient, but often that is not the case when it comes to rehabilitation. 

A team of researchers at West Virginia University’s School of Public Health, the Cancer Institute, found that rehabilitation recommendations are included in cancer-treatment guidelines from around the world. The guidelines recommended rehab for a variety of cancer types and the consequences of cancer treatment. However, Dr. Nicole Stout, one of the researchers, said there is a great disconnect that exists between guidelines and reality.

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