Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation - Banner

The First Annual International Cancer Rehabilitation Summit

Don't miss this opportunity to empower your practice and enhance your treatment of Cancer Survivors.

Join us for this first-ever summit on cancer rehabilitation and
survivorship. This year’s meeting will explore the evolving strategies and treatment in breast cancer – with a focus on the neuromuscular, musculoskeletal, pain and other challenges of the disease – and will provide health care professionals with the knowledge and insight to improve their patients’ function and quality of life.


Physicians, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Nurses and other healthcare providers who are involved in the rehabilitation of Cancer Survivors


  • Define the expanding role of comprehensive rehabilitation services in the care of cancer survivors 
  • Identify recent advances in the diagnosis, selected treatments, and rehabilitation of cancer survivors
  • Communicate new research and clinical treatment approaches to clinicians working with or who would like to work with cancer survivors
  • Recognize barriers to safe, compassionate, and effective rehabilitation of cancer survivors at all stages from initial diagnosis to palliative care


Cancer survivors often face function-limiting complications stemming from cancer or its treatments including surgery, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy. This symposium will discuss selected cancer treatments that impact rehabilitation and provide the practical assessment and treatment strategies/skills that can be applied to clinical practice. This symposium aims to provide healthcare professionals with new and enhanced understanding that can be implemented in the evaluation and management of cancer and treatment-related impairments, ultimately ensuring the safe and effective restoration of the cancer survivor’s function and quality of life. 

Continuing Education

Continuing education hours will be offered for physicians, nurses, and occupational therapists. Continuing Education hours will also be offered for physical therapists in select states, pending state approval.

The Summit will take place at the Ritz Carlton - Pentagon City in Arlington, Virginia.

Educational Information

OT - Select Medical is an approved provider with the American Occupational Therapy Association.


Contact Information
Toshamalla McCloud
Phone: 973.243.6953
Fax: 717.412.9545
The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City
1250 South Hayes Street
Arlington, VA 22202
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Cancellation Policy
Registrations will be accepted until midnight, October 28, 2016, or as space permits. A cancellation fee of $100.00 will apply until October 21, 2016. After October 21, 2016 the cancellation fee will be 50% of your registration fee. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after October 28, 2016. No refunds or credits will be given for conference attendee “no shows.” Refunds will be issued within 60 days of Kessler’s receipt of your written cancellation request. Select Medical will not be responsible for distributing refunds due to Act of God, illness, unforeseen occurrence or any other event(s) that hinders a registrant’s attendance to this conference. 

Guest Attendance Policy
All conference activities (including educational sessions, meal functions, exhibit hall, etc.) are exclusively reserved for conference attendees. Non-registered guests are not allowed in the conference areas. Badges provided at registration are required for entrance into all functions and will be strictly enforced.

If you have any questions or complaints regarding this program, please contact us at 973.243.6953, providing your complaint and contact information and we will respond within 72 hours.

ADA Statement
In compliance with the Americans with Disability Act of 1990, we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate persons with disabilities. Please call with your requests.

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