Ex/Cancer Symposium: Benefits of Exercise After a Cancer Diagnosis

Symposium
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 18:00 - 20:00

How can individuals reduce their risk of developing cancer? How can Canadians improve prognosis after a cancer diagnosis? Join us for a free public symposium, where leading experts from U of T's Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education will discuss the benefits of physical activity – offering evidence-based strategies to start and stick with manageable exercise programs.

OPEN TO
Patients, caregivers, family members, friends, colleagues, researchers and health-care institutions.

HIGHLIGHTS
Linking exercise and health outcomes
Exercise guidelines and programming
Innovations in exercise and cancer

FEATURING
Gareth Wheeler – Canadian sports broadcaster(TSN, Toronto FC) – Cancer Survivor and Advocate
Master of Ceremonies

Claudia Hernandez (P.T., M.R.Sc.)
Me? Move? Why? The meaning of physical activity when facing cancer: a first-hand account
Prof. Roanne Segal (M.D., Medical Oncologist) – Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa
The effects of cancer on the body and how exercise can help

Prof. Daniel Santa Mina (Ph.D., Registered Kinesiologist) – Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Toronto
The benefits of exercise for cancer survivors and how to access them

Prof. Catherine Sabiston (Ph.D., Canada Research Chair) – Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Toronto
Physical activity for health: how do we get people started? How do we get people to stick with it?

Location
Isabel Bader Theatre
93 Charles Street West
Toronto
M5S 2C7
Contact
event.kpe@utoronto.ca
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