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STAR Program Assists Cancer Patients in Healing Process

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Physical Therapist Jennifer Root, D.P.T., describes the Survivorship Training and Rehabilitation (STAR) Program at MidMichigan Health. The program is designed to assist patients heal from cancer’s debilitating side effects and symptoms. Physicians, physical and occupational therapists, speech pathologists, dietitians and mental health professionals work together to create a personalized plan to help patients increase strength and energy, alleviate pain, improve appetite and enhance quality of life. MidMichigan Health is certified in the STAR Program by the Massachusetts-based Oncology Rehab Partners, leading experts in the field of survivorship care.