Amy J. Litterini
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Multiple primary cancers are uncommon in the same individual with an incidence rate of 2-17%. Surgery, chemotherapy, endocrine therapy, and Surgery, chemotherapy, endocrine therapy, and radiation may result in immediate and/or long radiation may result in immediate and/or long-term effects on the musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary, nervous, and integumentary systems potentially resulting in decreased functional mobility and quality of life (QOL) for the individual. The purpose of this case report was to describe a comprehensive physical therapy (PT) plan using manual therapy and therapeutic exercises in the management of decreased shoulder function for a patient with a history of breast, lung, and oral patient with a history of breast, lung, and oral patient with a history of breast, lung, and oral cancers.
The case report paper for this poster can be found here:
Chongaway, Andrew and Litterini, Amy J., "Comprehensive Physical Therapy Management Of A Patient With Decreased Shoulder Function And A History Of Breast, Lung, And Oral Cancer: A Case Report" (2018). Case Report Posters. Poster 139.