NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,249 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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rehabilitation services
(REE-huh-BIH-lih-TAY-shun SER-vih-ses)
Special healthcare services that help a person regain physical, mental, and/or cognitive (thinking and learning) abilities that have been lost or impaired as a result of disease, injury, or treatment. Rehabilitation services help people return to daily life and live in a normal or near-normal way. These services may include physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, cognitive therapy, and mental health rehabilitation services.