This video is part of the Cancer Transitions series from CancerControl Alberta. This video contains presentations from 3 health care professionals and 1 cancer survivor. Dr. Nicole Culos-Reed is a researcher looking at physical activity for cancer patients and survivors. Dr. Kevin Wallace is a psychologist exploring what it means to “Live Well” using positive psychology. Dr. Dean Reuther is an oncologist talking about the potential late and long-term effects of a cancer diagnosis and treatments. Mike Lang is a cancer survivor and shares his personal story of living well with, through, and beyond cancer.
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Dr. Culos-Reed explains the "why" of exercise and makes suggestions of what exercises you can do while on treatment or after. She will share resources and tips to help you be more active.
Our sense of happiness or wellbeing is impacted by the activities we choose. Positive psychology is the study of living well. We can enhance our sense of wellbeing by doing activities that promote it.
Each body system is affected by cancer. It is possible for cancer survivors to have many long-term effects from their cancer and its treatment. Mike Lang asks the oncologist what these long-term effects could be, and what we can do about them. The oncologist gives tips to help you live well despite any long-term effects.
The Living Your Best Life With and Beyond Cancer video is an informational and inspirational series that has been a part of CancerControl Alberta’s plan to help cancer survivors live there best life despite having cancer.
This 60 minute video starts with an introduction by Mike Lang, a cancer survivor, and includes his personal stories and experience with each of our 3 important topics: physical activity, living well, and late and long-term effects. If you need to take a break during the video, just press pause.
This video is part of the Cancer Transitions series from CancerControl Alberta. In this video, neuroscientist, Dr. Greg Lucier, takes us through the basics of what “brain fog” is and what are some of the causes. He closes by giving us practical tips and tools on how to manage some of the challenges that brain fog can cause.
This video is part of the Cancer Transitions series from CancerControl Alberta. In this video, registered dietitian, Caitlin Hill, takes us through the basics of what we should be eating and talks about some of the myths and questions that cancer patients and survivors often have about nutrition.
This video is part of the Cancer Transitions series from CancerControl Alberta. In this video, psychologist and sleep specialist, Dr. Sheila Garland, explains some of the causes of sleep problems during cancer treatments and recovery. She closes by giving us practical tips and tools on how to sleep better.
This video is part of the Cancer Transitions series from CancerControl Alberta. In this short video, 5 cancer survivors share their experiences of diagnosis, treatment and recovery from cancer. Their stories show what can be both unique yet common, as people make the many life-altering changes in a cancer experience.
Current as of: May 10, 2019
Author: CancerControl. Alberta Health Services
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