Breast Cancer Services


After surgical treatment for breast cancer, it may be physically challenging to manage everyday tasks like reaching dishes in cabinets, blow-drying your hair or holding your child/grandchild.

Occupational and Physical Therapists at Washington University’s Milliken Hand Rehabilitation Center
provides specialized rehabilitative breast cancer services for cancer patients. The program is customized for each patient and provides education and support so you can maintain and maximize your independence.

Pre-operative evaluation and education

Before treatment, your evaluation and post-op plan
• Baseline measurements of your upper-extremity function.
• Exercises and tasks to complete prior to your surgery to help your recovery.
• Organizing the demands of your day-to-day activities and your anticipated post-op needs.

Post-operative care

After your surgery, our program helps you manage your daily tasks, including:
• Physical range-of-motion management.
• Custom exercises and tasks.
• Return-to-work planning.
• Pain management techniques

Providing patient care at two convenient Milliken Hand Rehabilitation Center locations.

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Refer a patient or schedule an appointment: 314-286-1669

Center for Advanced Medicine location

4921 Parkview Place
Suite 6F

St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: 314-286-1669
Fax: 314-747-3662

Parking: Parking garage located adjacent to the building, attached to Parkway Hotel.

Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Orthopedic Center location

14532 S. Outer Forty Rd.
Suite 120

Chesterfield, MO 63107
Phone: 314-286-1669
Fax: 314-514-3635

Parking: Lot includes free parking spaces for patients.

Schedule An Appointment:

Please call (314) 286-1669 to schedule an appointment.

Physician Referral Instructions:

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