Episode 30: Ep 28. I'm a cancer patient/survivor, where can I find a fitness professional to help me?
October 23rd, 2017 | 40 mins 29 secs
I often get asked by patients and survivors where they can go to find a trainer with a background or understanding of cancer. It's a great question that has a longer answer. The field is still new, so there's not a lot of us out there yet, but...
October 17th, 2017 | 1 hr 1 min
Dr. Mike DeLisio is an Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa, focusing on how exercise alters stem cell interactions with their niche in the context of cancer and cancer therapy. Mike is also a cancer survivor, 4 years removed from a...
Episode 28: Ep 26: Louise Brennan, PhD researcher. Technology and cancer rehab/fixing upper limb dysfunction post surgery.
October 8th, 2017 | 55 mins 24 secs
Louise is a Chartered Physiotherapist who received a BSc in Physiotherapy from Trinity College Dublin in 2009. Since then, she has been working clinically in the National Health Service in London and Kent. In this episode, we chat about the CATCH ITN...
October 1st, 2017 | 55 mins 44 secs
This was one of my favorite episodes yet! Colleen is doing some incredible things at the Hope Garden in Columbus, providing cancer patients and survivors access to harvest fruits and vegetables. The best thing about this garden is that it is free for...
Episode 26: Ep 24. Dr. Amy Kirkham - Modifying exercise during chemotherapy/protecting against cardio-toxicity
September 24th, 2017 | 1 hr 4 mins
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...
September 18th, 2017 | 45 mins 55 secs
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...
September 10th, 2017 | 34 mins 40 secs
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.
September 5th, 2017 | 1 hr 5 mins
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...
August 29th, 2017 | 1 hr 7 mins
Justin is a research fellow at the Dana-Farber Cancer Research Institute. In this episode, we chat about colorectal cancer and how diet and exercise can help patients and survivors. We also chat about some important considerations for working with...
August 21st, 2017 | 47 mins 51 secs
In part 2 of our interview, myself and Nicole chat about one of the biggest areas of improvement in our field, improving the communication of our research. We chat about establishing relationships with physicians and oncologists along with educating...
August 14th, 2017 | 53 mins 53 secs
If you haven’t listened to part 1 of Kylee’s interview, go check out episode 15. 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. In part 2 of the...
Episode 19: Ep 17: Sami Mansfield – Crossfit & cancer/ “cancer wellness for life” programs educating patients and clinical staff.
August 7th, 2017 | 1 hr 7 mins
Sami Mansfield is a cancer exercise specialist and founder of Cancer Wellness for Life. She provides educational content about cancer wellness to clinical staff in hospitals and organizations, along with patients and survivors. Sami also runs...