Ciaran is a postdoctoral research fellow at Edith Cowan Univeristy, researching how exercise can improve the lives of individuals with cancer who are going through or recovering from cancer treatment.
May 15th, 2018 | 1 hr 11 mins
In this episode, myself, Mark and Chris chat about everything from the patient perspective on cancer care and the transition to survivorship, to factors such as environmental layout and technological advances that influence healthy behaviours.
April 30th, 2018 | 1 hr 2 mins
Ken Martin was diagnosed with two different types of cancer (Lymphomas: Follicular Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma; Hodgkin’s Lymphoma; and Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma). An avid endurance athlete, Ken (having read research that demonstrated exercise...
April 17th, 2018 | 1 hr 8 mins
Tarina was diagnosed with Terminal Cancer three years ago at the age of 31. In this episode, we chat about the challenges of living with a terminal diagnosis at such a young age.
April 2nd, 2018 | 56 mins 25 secs
Liz is a breast cancer surgeon located in England. In 2015, she was diagnosed with Stage III breast cancer at the age of 40. In this episode, we chat about how Liz’s diagnosis not only changed her life, but how she speaks to and treats her...
Episode 38: Episode 36 | Anna Beery, RD. Nutrition in Cancer Care: challenges in head and neck cancer.
March 12th, 2018 | 51 mins 1 sec
Anna Beery is a registered dietitian working in radiation oncology at Ohio State University. The majority of Anna’s patients are head and neck (HNC) cancer patients. The treatment for HNC presents some unique challenges: with radiation affecting the...
Episode 37: Ep 35. Dr. Prue Cormie: ExMedCancer, A best-practice exercise medicine program for people with cancer.
February 27th, 2018 | 56 mins 11 secs
Dr. Prue Cormie has been one of the leaders in the field of exercise oncology for many years now. She has carried out a wealth of research looking at how exercise can improve physical and mental health in individuals with cancer both during and after...
February 13th, 2018 | 18 mins 27 secs
We're back for 2018! In this episode, I chat about plans for the upcoming year, including guests, content and goals for the podcast.
Episode 35: Ep 33. Tori DeScenza: HeroCancerHealth and free exercise for cancer survivors in Columbus.
November 28th, 2017 | 43 mins 12 secs
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...
November 19th, 2017 | 50 mins 13 secs
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....
Episode 33: Ep 31. Sam Ryan, Radiation Therapist: Body weight changes affect during radiation can affect the accuracy of treatment.
November 12th, 2017 | 57 mins 1 sec
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...
Episode 32: Ep 30. Nicole Stout, DPT: Lymphedema and a prospective surveillance model of cancer rehab.
November 5th, 2017 | 58 mins 19 secs
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...
October 31st, 2017 | 57 mins 34 secs
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...