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respiratory therapist

[RES-per-uh-tor-ee ther-uh-pist] a health professional who, under the direction of a doctor, gives breathing treatments and helps manage patients on breathing machines called ventilators or respirators.

Health Professionals Associated With Cancer Care

... A CRTT or certified respiratory therapy technician may also ... speech therapist:
a health professional who is ... Speech therapists help re-establish ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/findingandpayingfortreatment/choosingyourtreatmentteam/health-professionals-associated-with-cancer-care

What types of home care services are available?

... Physical therapists can help you to regain ... to, a speech therapist can help ...
Pharmacy services; Respiratory therapy; Transportation; Home-delivered ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/findingandpayingfortreatment/choosingyourtreatmentteam/homecareagencies/home-care-agencies-types-of-services-available

Choices for palliative care

... worker, nurses, home health aides, physical therapists, a dietitian, pharmacist,
and breathing (respiratory) therapists. The palliative care team works ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/advancedcancer/advanced-cancer-palliative-care

Home Care Agencies

... Some offer respiratory therapy services to help patients ... agencies for home
care nurses and ... These are nurses, therapists, aides, homemakers, and ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/findingandpayingfortreatment/choosingyourtreatmentteam/homecareagencies/home-care-agencies-intro

How is small cell lung cancer treated?

... a doctor who treats cancer with radiation therapy. ... be involved in your care as
well ... nurse practitioners, nurses, respiratory therapists, social workers ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-smallcell/detailedguide/small-cell-lung-cancer-treating-general-info

How are soft tissue sarcomas treated?

... treats cancer with radiation therapy; A physiatrist (or ... be involved in your care
as well ... nurse practitioners, nurses, respiratory therapists, social workers ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/sarcoma-adultsofttissuecancer/detailedguide/sarcoma-adult-soft-tissue-cancer-treating-general-info

How is malignant mesothelioma treated?

... a doctor who treats cancer with radiation therapy. ... be involved in your care as
well ... nurse practitioners, nurses, respiratory therapists, social workers ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/malignantmesothelioma/detailedguide/malignant-mesothelioma-treating-general-info

How is non-small cell lung cancer treated?

... a doctor who treats cancer with radiation therapy. ... be involved in your care as
well ... nurse practitioners, nurses, respiratory therapists, social workers ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-non-smallcell/detailedguide/non-small-cell-lung-cancer-treating-general-info

Home Care Agencies

... Some offer respiratory therapy services to help patients use ... Physical therapists
can help you to regain ... An occupational therapist can help you with ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002866-pdf.pdf

How are Lung Carcinoid Tumors Treated? | American Cancer ...

... a doctor who treats cancer with radiation therapy. ... be involved in your care as
well ... nurse practitioners, nurses, respiratory therapists, social workers ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcarcinoidtumor/detailedguide/lung-carcinoid-tumor-treating-general-info