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Research poster describing: Prehabilitation (prehab) is the stage of cancer rehabilitation between diagnosis and acute intervention that utilizes targeted physical activity to “reduce severity of current and future impairments.” The purpose of this literature review was to develop a theoretical framework for future research and guidance for implementation of effective prehab for gastrointestinal cancer survivors undergoing surgical treatment in Maine.
Boegemann, Joseph; Dumond, Kelsey; Gagne, Samantha; Ho, Thai; Joseph, Alex; Yaitanes, Dahne; and Litterini, Amy J., "Literature Review Of Prehabilitation Interventions And Outcomes For Gastrointestinal Cancers" (2020). CECE Spring Poster Session 2020. 3.