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Living your best life with and beyond cancer: Video series

The “Living your best life” video explores topics such as physical activity, living well, and the late and long-term effects of cancer. It gives expert advice from a cancer researcher and a psychologist, and it shares the personal story of a cancer survivor living well with, through, and beyond cancer.

Choose part 1, 2, or 3 to start the video at a point that interests you. Or watch the entire video from start to finish at the “Whole LYBL video” below. 

You can also watch additional videos about different topics in the cancer journey.

Part 1: Physical activity (10:10)

A cancer researcher explains why exercise is important and helpful for living well. Get suggestions for what exercises you can do on cancer treatment and get tips to help you be more active.

Part 2: Living well (23:10)

Learn how the activities you choose affect your happiness and how to enhance your sense of wellbeing.

Part 3: Late and long term effects (59:57)

An oncologist (cancer doctor) explains what the long-term effects of cancer and treatment could be and gives tips to help you live well when you have long-term effects.

Whole LYBL video (59:58)

Watch the whole of “Living your best life with and beyond cancer” as a single video. It covers 3 important topics: physical activity, living well, and late and long-term effects. You can pause the video at any time if you need to take a break.

Additional videos

Cancer transitions: Brain fog (7:13)

A neuroscientist takes you through the basics of what brain fog is and some of the causes. You will get practical tips and tools on how to manage some of the challenges of brain fog.

Cancer transitions: Nutrition (5:02)

A registered dietitian talks about nutrition and some of the myths and questions that cancer patients and survivors often have about food.

Cancer transitions: Sleep (6:47)

A psychologist and sleep specialist explains some of the causes of sleep problems during cancer treatment and recovery. You will get practical tips and tools on how to sleep better.

Cancer transitions: Patient stories (4:24)

In this video, 5 cancer survivors share their experiences of diagnosis, treatment, and recovery from cancer.

Current as of: July 12, 2023

Author: Cancer Care Alberta, Alberta Health Services