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Elise K. Cantu

PT, DPT, OCS

Dr. Elise K. Cantu has dedicated her career to helping others live better beyond a cancer diagnosis.

Dr. Cantu is also the director of Fort Worth Cancer Care, a private oncology rehab clinic in Fort Worth, Texas. She is also the host of TheOncoPT Podcast, where she educates other physical therapists on how treat people with cancer more confidently and competently. Dr. Cantu works as an adjunct professor in the kinesiology department at Texas Christian University. She also serves as a consultant for Brylan's Feat Foundation and Pediatric Lymphedema Alliance.

Dr. Cantu earned her bachelor of science degree in kinesiology from Texas Christian University in 2015 and her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Texas State University in 2018. She earned her board certification as an oncologic clinical specialist in 2021.

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Radiation Therapy: What Every Rehab Professional Should Know

Presented by Elise K. Cantu, PT, DPT, OCS

Radiation Therapy: What Every Rehab Professional Should Know

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Video Runtime: 40 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 23 Minutes

Nearly 2 million Americans will be diagnosed with cancer in 2022, with these numbers expected to rise over the next decade. These patients will be seen by rehabilitation professionals in every setting and discipline, not just in specialized oncology settings. Radiation therapy is a mainstay of cancer treatment, but rehab professionals are largely unfamiliar with radiation therapy and how it affects their patients' functional mobility.

This course will discuss the use of radiation therapy in cancer treatment, common side effects, and how radiation therapy affects functional mobility. Clinicians will understand how radiation therapy affects their patients and how to incorporate this basic knowledge into their evaluations.

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Immunotherapy: What Every Rehab Professional Should Know

Presented by Elise K. Cantu, PT, DPT, OCS

Immunotherapy: What Every Rehab Professional Should Know

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Video Runtime: 35 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 25 Minutes

Immunotherapy has revolutionized cancer treatment over the last two decades and is likely to become a mainstay of cancer treatment in the coming years. While generally less toxic than traditional chemotherapy, immunotherapy still causes significant side effects that adversely affect a person's functional mobility. Rehab professionals must be aware of these effects and how they may affect the plan of care.

This course will discuss the use of immunotherapy in cancer treatment, common side effects, and how immunotherapy affects functional mobility. Clinicians will understand how immunotherapy affects their patients and may affect their plans of care, including how to monitor for various toxicities associated with immunotherapy.

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