Ohio State can help you achieve a higher quality of life and independence following a cancer diagnosis.
Ohio State’s Cancer Rehabilitation Program helps you and your family deal with the physical, cognitive and emotional challenges related to the diagnosis and treatment of brain cancer. Our brain cancer rehabilitation team creates a personalized care plan for you that includes education, treatment and support.
Brain cancer occurs when malignant (cancer) cells develop in brain tissue. The malignancy, often referred to as a tumor, can interfere with brain function, including muscle control, sensation perception and memory.
Oho State provides physical, occupational, speech and cognitive treatments services for people with brain cancer. Most often, patients
- Have been recently diagnosed
- May be recovering from brain cancer surgery
- May be receiving chemotherapy or radiation therapy
Why choose The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center?
Ohio State's Wexner Medical Center has helped thousands of people with brain cancer achieve a higher level of independence and a better quality of life. Our rehabilitative programs can help you regain lost skills or learn new ones. Here’s why patients choose Ohio State:
Personalized Care: An expert team of healthcare professionals works together with brain cancer physicians and surgeons to create a comprehensive and personalized care plan for you. Our rehabilitation therapies focus on building strength so you can better tolerate your cancer treatments. You can receive quality of life education, end-of-life counseling and pastoral care. We can arrange for in-home equipment and a personalized discharge care plan, if you have been given a short-term prognosis and want to remain at home.
Accredited Care: We are proud to be first in Ohio, second in the nation, third in the world to be awarded Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) accreditation for our inpatient cancer rehabilitation program. CARF recognized our programs as meeting the highest standards in quality, safety and outcome measures, which provide risk-reduction and accountability in our patient care.
Nation’s Best: Ohio State’s rehabilitation and cancer treatment programs consistently rank among the best in the nation. As an academic medical center, Ohio State offers comprehensive medical expertise, the most advanced technologies and treatment techniques, and innovative care backed by research knowledge.