We are committed to bringing you the highest level of survivorship services.
The Regional Cancer Center is committed to offering the best available
survivorship services for our patients. We have partnered with Mary Washington
Healthcare Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation to launch the first
STAR Program® certified cancer rehabilitation program in the Fredericksburg
area. The STAR program offers the latest cancer rehab techniques and research-based
protocols to help cancer survivors optimally heal and function.
We are committed to helping you reach optimal recovery.
It's no secret that chemotherapy, radiation, and other common treatments
used to help you battle cancer can negatively affect the quality of your
daily life. Whether you're newly diagnosed or long finished with treatment,
we can help. Side effects may include:
- Musculoskeletal pain
- Joint stiffness
- Limb swelling (lymphedema)
- Weakness and fatigue
- Cognitive problems
- Balance issues
- Difficulty talking or swallowing
- Mobility problems
- Tingling and numbness
Our highly trained medical staff awaits you.
Our care is based on conventional medicine and is delivered by knowledgeable,
sensitive medical experts at the top of their fields, specially trained
to treat survivors of all forms of cancer. They comprise a variety of
disciplines including including physicians; physical, occupational, and
speech therapists; registered nurses; nutritionists; and mental health
We offer you a personalized rehab plan with an interdisciplinary approach.
Your healthcare team creates a personalized rehabilitation plan to:
- Increase strength and energy
- Alleviate pain
- Improve physical functioning
- Achieve emotional balance
- Boost the immune system
Each team member offers expert medical guidance, training, encouragement,
and support throughout the program. Feeling well enough to resume normal
day to day activities is essential for you and your family to enjoy a
good quality of life.
We offer comprehensive care that health insurance covers.
Our premium cancer rehabilitation services help you heal physically and
emotionally from treatment side effects, and they are available if you
are undergoing or have completed treatment. Most of MWHC's cancer
rehabilitation services are reimbursed by health insurance providers.
Access to world-class follow-up care without added medical costs will
enable you to regain your health and get your life back on track.
We are proud to be STAR Program® Certified.
We received our STAR Program Certification from Massachusetts-based Oncology
Rehab Partners (ORP), whose unparalleled development, training, and support
products in oncology rehabilitation give healthcare facilities the capacity
to offer quality survivorship care to their patients. The Regional Cancer
Center's STAR Program® successfully executed Oncology Rehab Partners'
evaluation and treatment procedures, and our medical staff underwent rigorous
rehabilitation training by oncology experts.