Cancer Rehabilitation, A New Discipline Based upon Multidisciplinary Collaboration

Shan Su (Cancer Rehabilitation Medicine (Clinical) Research Center, Shanghai International Medical Center)

Article ID: 5231

DOI: https://doi.org/10.30564/jams.v5i2.5231

Abstract


Cancer Rehabilitation is a new discipline, a combination of tumor medication, immunology, psychology, nutritional science and exercise physiology etc.. The core of cancer rehabilitation is the therapy of natural immunology, which aims at activating T-cells, and restoring the bone marrow function impaired during chemo-radiation therapy. Cancer rehabilitation seeks to achieve the gradual recovery of the immune system, which in turn hinders recurrence and metastasis. In addition, with the help of psychological consultation, nutritional and physical exercise guidance, cancer patients may have a better chance at managing the risk of recurrence and metastasis, extending life expectancy with an improved quality of life. 


Keywords


Cancer rehabilitation; Therapy of natural immunology; Immune activation Immune reconstruction; Immune response management; Cancer rehabilitation psychology; Cancer rehabilitation nutritional science; Cancer rehabilitation exercise physiology

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