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Oncology Rehab Services

Southcoast's Rehabilitation professionals are here to support your recovery from surgery as well as help you manage the side effects of radiation and/or chemotherapy.

Our team of physical, occupational and speech therapists — along with audiologists, exercise physiologists and athletic trainers — work together with you and your team of physicians to develop a treatment plan tailored to your needs and goals.

Our goal is to maximize your functional abilities and relieve discomfort whenever possible.

Your Rehabilitation Services Professionals may address the following issues:

Physical Therapy

  • Range of motion and flexibility
  • Strengthening
  • Conditioning
  • Balance
  • Mobility and gait training
  • Lymphedema treatment and management (including head, neck and face)
  • Pain management
  • Post-prostatectomy pelvic floor dysfunction and urinary incontinence
  • Home exercise program development and instruction

Occupational Therapy

  • Energy conservation techniques
  • Activities of daily living, such as homemaking and dressing
  • Suggest modifications to the home environment

Speech Therapy

  • Swallowing
  • Cognitive changes
  • Communication needs
  • Home treatment program instruction


  • Complete hearing assessment
  • Vestibular (balance) assessment
  • Hearing aid evaluation

Exercise Physiology

  • Decrease fatigue
  • Weight management
  • Improved fitness
  • Improved quality of life

Athletic Training

  • Private fee for service athletic training services available

To determine if you may benefit from a referral to Southcoast Rehabilitation Services, please use our self-assessment form [download PDF, 32KB]. You may wish to print out the assessment to help discuss your needs with your physician.

Southcoast Rehabilitation Locations

Southcoast has inpatient services available at Charlton, St. Luke's and Tobey hospitals.

Southcoast also has outpatient centers conveniently located across the South Coast region.

Click here for a complete list of Southcoast Rehab's outpatient facilities with services for oncology patients [PDF, 111KB].

Contact Us

If you have questions or need assistance, please feel free to contact Southcoast Rehab directly.

Sue Caron
Phone: 508-324-3209



Southcoast Centers for Cancer Care in Fairhaven provides the full spectrum of radiation therapy and medical oncology plus support services and plenty of free and convenient valet parking.

206 Mill Road
Fairhaven, MA 02719

Phone: 508-973-3000

Fall River
Southcoast Centers for Cancer Care in the Mitchell Building at Charlton Memorial Hospital provides radiation therapy, medical oncology at Charlton's Jarabek Center, support services and free valet parking.

506 Prospect Street
Fall River, MA 02720

Phone: 508-973-7888

Named a Screening Center of Excellence by the Lung Cancer Alliance.

Accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.

The Southcoast Centers for Cancer Care is a QOPI® Certified program. Certification by the QOPI Certification Program is an acknowledgement that this practice meets certain defined quality and safety standards in the administration of cancer care.

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