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REACH - Research in Exercise And Cancer Health

Jul 31, 2017

Trista graduated from the University of Northern Colorado, where she spent a lot of her time working in the Rocky Mountain Cancer Rehabilitation Institute. In this episode, we chat about Trista’s PhD dissertation where she looked at the difference between perceptual fatigue and muscular fatigue to try and get a...


Jul 24, 2017

Kylee is in the final year of her dermatology residency. Having moved to Columbus a few years ago, she was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. We chat about how she balanced her cancer treatments, along with planning a wedding at the same time!

 

Kylee’s background training as a physician gave her a...


Jul 17, 2017

Patricia is a PhD researcher at Waterford Institute of Technology in Ireland. Patricia is finishing up her dissertation, where she looked at a physical activity program to improve symptoms of cancer-related fatigue.

 

In this episode, we focus on cancer-related fatigue, what it is, how it’s different from regular...


Jul 10, 2017

This is part 2 with Jeff, who is a researcher at Athabasca University who looks a physical activity and sedentary behavior in a variety of cancer populations.    

We talk about the Amber study, a massive study looking at physical activity in 1,500 cancer patients and looking at them up to 10 years after treatment. This...


Jul 3, 2017

Nicole is a Professor at the University of Calgary who focuses on physical activity for cancer survivors. In this episode, we chat about head and neck cancer, and some of the challenging side effects of the cancer and its treatment. Due to its location, cancer-related cachexia is common concern, along with some of...