Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Physical Therapy & Human Movement Sciences

Cancer Rehabilitation Studies (CARES) Laboratory

Laboratory Description

The mission of the CARES Laboratory is to translate research on cancer rehabilitation into national and international standards of care for cancer survivors of all backgrounds.


Important Links

Dr. Flores' Publications
CARES Lab (In Development)
Cancer Survivorship Institute at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center
American Cancer Society
American Physical Therapy Association - Geriatrics Section
American Physical Therapy Association - Oncology Section
American Physical Therapy Association - Women's Health Section
National Cancer Institute/NIH
National Cancer Policy Forum


Current Projects

Breast Cancer Impairments Knowledge Survey (BRIKS) Study funded by the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (PI: Flores)
Moving on Study - Pilot Test (MOST-PT) funded by the Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Research Foundation (PI: Flores)


Graduate Student Research


Contact the Lab

For more information on CARES Lab activities, please call (312) 503-5638.

Principal Investigator

Laboratory Staff

Collaborating Faculty