Regain strength after cancer treatment

Who would benefit from Oncology Rehabilitation?

The Oncology Rehabilitation is aimed at patients with cancer who completed the cancer treatment and want to regain strength, physical functioning, and independence.

  • Colorectal carcinomas
  • Breast cancer
  • Gynaecological tumours
  • Testicular tumour
  • Lymphoma
  • Lung carcinomas
  • Condition after stem cell therapy
  • Other types of tumour

Aims

The aim of Oncology Rehabilitation is to improve quality of life for cancer patients through:

  • treating and managing tumour-associated complications and consequential symptoms such as limited mobility, scar pain, nervous limitation, etc.
  • strengthening physical performance
  • helping patients to cope with and eventually to defeat tumour-associated psychological problems such as anxiety or depression
  • optimising pain therapy
  • providing patients with dietary advice tailored to the type of tumour
  • improving existing resources

Programme

  1. Medical entry examination
  2. Development of an individual treatment programme
    • Medical training therapy, gymnastics and massage
    • Indication-specific theoretical training and lectures
    • Nutritional counselling
    • Psychology
    • Occupational therapy including art therapy
    • Counselling by a social worker
  3. Regular medical process examination
  4. Social and vocational counselling

Application form

Humanomed Center Althofen has billing contracts with the following social insurance companies in Austria: Pensionsversicherungsanstalt (PVA), SVA, KGKK and VAEB.

Your doctor submits the completed application form to your insurance company in order to get the treatment costs covered.

You will be notified by your insurance company via mail when your application has been approved. Hence, we will send you the date of stay in our facility.

Download your application form hiere:

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Humanomed Zentrum Althofen
Univ. Prof Dietmar Geissler, MD
Head of Onkology Rehabilitation

Our Team

Univ. Prof. Dietmar Geissler, MD
Head of Oncology Rehabilitation, Doctor of internal medicine, specialisation in hematology-oncology and nephrology

Astrid Faupl, MD
Doctor of internal medicine

Magdalena Hribernik, MD
Doctor of internal medicine

Elisabeth Martinz, MD
Doctor of internal medicine

 

Head of therapy
Gudrun Aichern

Psychology
Bernhard Putzinger
Mirjam Walthart

Head of nursing staff
Claudia Blasnig

Head nurse
Elfriede Seidl

Social worker
Gisela Spendier, BA

Dietitian
Barbara Felsberger
Johanna Obendrauf, BSc
Margaretha Unterhuber

Speech therapist
Daniela Luckinger