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Exercise and Prostate Cancer

Speaker: Dr. Daniel Santa Mina
Original Date: Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Join Dr. Santa Mina as he presents "Exercise and Prostate Cancer."
During this webinar, you'll learn about:

  • Research on the benefits of physical activity for men with prostate cancer
  • What types of physical activity are recommended for men with prostate cancer
  • Key considerations for men with prostate cancer who want to exercise

Speaker – Dr. Daniel Santa Mina

Dr. Daniel Santa Mina is a Post-Doctoral Fellow with the Prostate Centre at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the Program Head of Kinesiology at the University of Guelph-Humber. Dr. Santa Mina completed his PhD at York University in Toronto, Canada with a specific research focus on the psychosocial and physiological benefits of exercise for men with prostate cancer.  He is an Exercise Physiologist with the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology and obtained his training as a Cancer Exercise Specialist from the University of Northern Colorado at the Rocky Mountain Cancer Rehabilitation Institute.  Dr. Santa Mina is the current Steering Committee Chair of the Wellness and Exercise for Cancer Survivors (WE-Can) Program at the Princess Margaret; a clinical-research initiative that facilitates exercise programming for cancer patients and provides training and educational experiences for undergraduate and graduate students.

About Expert Angle

Expert AngleExpert Angle is designed to expand our reach and address the many varied and complex questions that come with a prostate cancer diagnosis. These webinars will address topics important to men with prostate cancer along different points of the cancer care continuum and those within their circle of care as well as the general public and representatives from the clinical community.
The meetings are hosted using interactive on-line technology and feature leading experts in prostate cancer - making them accessible to anyone, regardless of their location, within Canada. The platform allows PCC to communicate directly with individuals in a variety of settings (i.e. in their homes, support group meetings, community centres) and geographic locations (i.e. urban, rural and remote locations) as well as measure engagement.   

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