Medical rehabilitation

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  • A set of measures aimed at returning the cancer patient to society.
  • This is true even if we are not able to destroy the tumor .

Physical rehabilitation[edit | edit source]

  • It seeks to eliminate the side effects of the disease and treatment.
  • Ex. colostomy care, breast epitheses, limb prostheses, breast plastic surgery ...
  • Exercises - self-sufficiency training, swelling prevention, spa care, etc.

Mental rehabilitation[edit | edit source]

  • It has to start right after the cancer has been verified, there are a number of issues that society as a whole should address.
  • Informing the patient and accepting his reactions is an extremely difficult task.
  • We need to get the patient to cooperate in treatment.

Social rehabilitation[edit | edit source]

  • The so-called resocialization - the oncology patient should not be deprived of the opportunity to join the work process.
  • It is usually enough to change the nature of the work or its intensity.
  • Sometimes it is necessary to start a pension procedure.
  • Auxiliary social mechanisms - self-help associations, League against Cancer ...

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