Cancer Plan Minnesota 2025

Objective 9

Increase access to cancer rehabilitation and wellness services


9.1 Work with major medical training programs in Minnesota to develop a curriculum and coursework in cancer rehabilitation and cancer exercise

9.2 Develop innovative technologies and programs to provide access to rehabilitation services in areas where they are not available

9.3 Work with state payers on models of care that lead to better outcomes by providing adequate coverage for rehabilitation and cancer fitness/wellness services


Originally presented at Cancer Summit Minnesota 2017, this “Spotlight” presentation is intended to be a fast-paced introduction to this objective.


At Cancer Summit Minnesota 2017 small groups discussed the strategies corresponding with this objective. Below are their compiled notes:

At the Summit attendees were also asked to make specific pledges to strategies to help move the work forward. Find the list of who committed to objective 9 strategies here (scroll down to view all the corresponding strategies).


Original Cancer Plan Survivorship workgroup issue statement on Cancer Rehabilitation and Physical Impairment from Cancer Treatment and draft objective on Cancer Rehabilitation and Cancer Exercise.

Survivorship workgroup page.


Coming soon!


Measure: Percent of cancer survivors referred for (or who receive) cancer rehabilitation and wellness services
Data Source: Minnesota Cancer Survivorship Survey (to be developed)
Baseline: TBD Target: TBD