CRNG Update Fall 2016

Cancer Rehab Update – Fall 2016 CHAIRS UPDATE: Dear Colleagues, There are so many wonderful things happening in cancer rehabilitation that we can’t possibly cover them all here. However, one highlight is the publication titled "Towards a National Initiative in Cancer Rehabilitation: Recommendations from a Subject Matter Expert Group" that came out of the work...
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About the CRNG

  At the ACRM Annual Conference in 2013, the Cancer Rehabilitation Networking Group (CRNG) was recognized by the ACRM Board of Governors. The CRNG is comprised of interdisciplinary professionals who desire to improve the educational and networking opportunities for ACRM membership in cancer rehabilitation research, education, clinical care and policy in order to improve the...
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How Do I Join the CRNG?

  Join today! There is NO fee to join the CRNG!! However, participation on CRNG task forces does require ACRM member status. ACRM offers Regular/International, Early-Career, Student/Fellow, and Consumer Memberships, ranging from $85 - $350 USD per year.     QUESTIONS? Contact memberservices@ACRM.org, +1.703.435.5335.   Already an ACRM Member? Become involved in a task force...
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National Cancer Rehabilitation Initiative

  In 2015, the Rehabilitation Medicine Department of the Clinical Center at the National Institutes of Health, along with the National Cancer Institute and the National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research brought cancer rehabilitation experts from multiple disciplines together to discuss the state of cancer rehabilitation. Members of the CRNG also participated, including Julie Silver,...
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Update: Education Task Force

  The Education Task Force worked hard to bring more content in Cancer Rehabilitation to the 2016 ACRM Conference. As a result, there are FOUR tracks of content, and once again Cancer Rehabilitation is the second most represented diagnosis group at the conference. The ACRM continues to have more Cancer Rehabilitation content than any other...
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Update: Outcomes and Research Task Force

  The ACRM Cancer Rehabilitation Networking Group Outcomes & Research Task Force has been meeting regularly on our group project, a Delphi study regarding research priorities for the rehabilitation of older cancer patients. Data analysis of the series of 3 surveys is ongoing. The results will be presented at the Biennial Cancer Survivorship Research Conference...
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Update: Palliative Care and Quality of Life Task Force

  The newly-formed Quality of Life and Palliative Care Task Force has taken an interdisciplinary approach to its group composition, just as we hope to help advance the spread of integrated and team-based quality cancer care! Our mission is to advance effective integration of palliative and rehabilitation services as essential aspects of high quality oncology...
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Update: Oncology Cognitive Rehabilitation Task Force

  We have a double-symposia that was accepted for presentation at this year's ACRM Annual Conference on Wednesday, 2 November. The title is, Cognitive Complaints in Cancer Patients:  Understanding the Problem and Clinical Applications #153.  We will have a diverse, multidisciplinary all-star panel delivering this talk, including Patricia Ganz from UCLA (oncologist with extensive expertise...
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Update: Integrative Cancer Rehabilitation Task Force

  We would like to update members of ACRM CRNG on the activities of the Integrative Cancer Rehabilitation Task Force, which was first introduced to the group via this newsletter in the fall of 2015. Our task force will be presenting a symposium at the ACRM 93rd Annual Conference on 4 November called, Integrative Cancer...
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Collaborating with the Early Career Networking Group

  The Cancer Rehabilitation and Early Career Networking Groups (ECNG) are collaborating to support the advancement of early career professionals in the field of rehabilitation. Early career ACRM members are encouraged to join both groups! Why get involved with the ECNG? Get all the best tips and notifications needed to advance your career (Scientific writing,...
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Recent Publications in Cancer Rehabilitation

  Do you have a publication you would like to share with Cancer Rehabilitation Networking Group (CRNG) colleagues? Send it to CRNG Chairs, Julie Silver and Vish Raj and we will put it in the next newsletter!   Towards a National Initiative in Cancer Rehabilitation: Recommendations from a Subject Matter Expert Group Stout, N.L., Silver,...
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