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The Occupational Therapy Department was also discontinued and a nonphysiatrist headed the program. Finally, in 1989, the cancer center approached the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Baylor College of Medicine to develop a meaningful cancer rehabilitation program. According to Grabois, initial attempts at forming such a program were unsuccessful for a variety of reasons which relate to the physiatrists employed, the lack of follow-through in educating referring physicians, and insufficient clinical and office space.
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Cancer Rehabilitation: Principles and Practice by Michael D. Stubblefield