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Ellis Fischel Cancer Center and MD Anderson

Cancer Rehabilitation

Each person who is newly diagnosed with cancer or is following treatment for cancer has unique needs. The cancer rehabilitation and wellness program at Ellis Fischel Cancer Center focuses on minimizing or preventing some of the side effects of cancer and its treatment. Cancer rehabilitation helps individuals become stronger, more mobile and independent and can alleviate the side effects of treatment such as fatigue, pain, scarring, nausea and even cognitive issues (chemo brain). Education and specialized treatment for lymphedema is also a provided service.

Clinical Team

  • Genny Perso
  • Karen Wingert

Our team includes experienced physical and occupational therapists with specialized training in several aspects of oncology rehab, including the only certified lymphoma therapists in mid-Missouri. For more information about the clinical team or to make an appointment, please call 573-884-4774. Faxes can be sent to 573-884-2201.

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