ORGANIZATIONS & SUPPORT FOR CANCER SURVIVORS
Knowing what resources are available to you can enhance your cancer journey. We encourage you to look at your local organizations for information and education. Here is a list of some of our go-to evidence-based resources for cancer information, statistics, movement, nutrition, survivorship, and more!
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES IN CANCER AND EXERCISE
For evidence-based exercise oncology programs, visit the Health and Wellness Lab.
Interested in learning about different exercises for your upper body, lower body, core, and cardio? Check out these remote exercise videos that will teach you how you can move from your home, as well as these 3-minute movement videos, for incorporating movement wherever you go!
Want to learn more about the role of exercise for cancer, as well as what exercise oncology programs are available to you? Attend the “Exercising for Your Life” presentation online, hosted by the Tom Baker Cancer Centre on the 1st Wednesday of every month. Click HERE to sign-up.
If you are a prostate cancer patient, survivor, or support person, check out TrueNTH Lifestyle Management for free evidence-based resources, including physical activity, stress-reduction, and nutrition programming.
GETTING READY FOR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Ready to begin a physical activity program? Use the Get Active Questionnaire to assess your readiness.
CANCER STATISTICS AND INFORMATION
For more information on cancer prevalence and statistics, visit the Canadian Cancer Statistics 2019 PDF package, the Canadian Cancer Society’s Cancer Information web page, or the World Health Organization’s cancer overview.
The newly released Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines are here! Visit the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology to find out more.
Visit ParticipACTION for more ideas for how to move more.
American College of Sports Medicine – Resource Library: https://www.acsm.org/read-research/resource-library
For cancer survivorship resources, check out the Alberta Cancer Foundation’s My Journey Booklet, the Canadian Cancer Society’s website for information and support services, or the American Cancer Society’s website for strategies for coping with cancer during and after treatment, understanding recurrence, and more.
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