Respiratory Cancer

Lung cancer is the most common cancers in both men and women

Respiratory cancers include:

  1. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  2. Small Cell Lung Cancer
  3. Malignant Mesothelioma
  4. Thymoma and Thymic Carcinomalungs-2

Rehabilitation interventions for Respiratory Cancers:

  • Breathing & chest wall expansion techniques
  • Reduce activity-related shortness of breath
  • Postural correction and scar tissue management
  • Upper limb range of motion, resistance and chest wall exercises
  • Prevent and reduce fatigue levels
  • Improving physical performance
  • Preventing and/or reverse muscle weakness/wasting
  • Improving cardiovascular endurance capacity and reduce cardiotoxicity