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REACH - Research in Exercise And Cancer Health

Nov 28, 2017

Tori is a good friend of mine and we’ve grown close over the past 3 years through a shared passion for the field of exercise oncology. Tori lost her mother to breast cancer in 2012 after an 8 year battle. Tori used this experience to drive her career forward. She found her passion in exercise oncology research, set...


Nov 20, 2017

Allison is an MD, PhD and a fellow in Medical Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. In this fascinating conversation, we talk about how exercise may affect tumor vasculature and improve the delivery of common cancer treatments. Allison’s work (along with folks such as Lee Jones) is leading the way in...


Nov 12, 2017

Sam Ryan is a radiation therapist with extensive experience, working daily with cancer patients receiving radiation treatment to ensure they’re getting the highest quality treatment. Sam reached out to me after hearing some of our episodes, and did a great job of educating me on how body weight changes during...


Nov 5, 2017

Nicole is a physical therapist who specializes in cancer rehabilitation. She has done an incredible amount of work in the area of lymphedema and working to improve this area of cancer care.

 

We chat about what lymphedema is, recognizing signs and symptoms, and common exercises used to treat it. We also talk...


Oct 31, 2017

Erica was diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia the last semester of her senior year of college, after months of false tests and uncertainty. A little over 3 years on, Erica is now a third year medical student at Ohio State, currently finishing up her clinical rotations. We chat about her incredible from before...