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REACH - Research in Exercise And Cancer Health

Sep 25, 2017

Dr. Amy Kirkham is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Alberta. In this episode, we chat about chemotherapy based periodization and how to modify exercise according to chemotherapy cycles and how you're feeling. We also chat about the role of exercise in mitigating cardiovascular toxicity from...


Sep 18, 2017

In this episode I dive a little deeper into some of the considerations (both cancer and non-cancer related) for putting together a program for a cancer patient or survivor. I chat about how the cancer type, treatment and point along the cancer continuum can affect the exercise prescription, and the goals of that...


Sep 11, 2017

In this episode, I chat about one of the areas of cancer care can be improved in changing how we deliver information about exercise for cancer patients and survivors. A pamphlet telling them to exercise isn’t enough, we need to do better.


Sep 5, 2017

We chat about what Rob’s role as the Head of Research and the type of research the Irish Cancer Society funds. We also talk about how to sift through common cancer myths and how to improve the communication of the scientific evidence to combat fear mongering and quacks.

 

To hear what the Irish Cancer Society is up to...