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Physical Activity and Prostate Cancer

Presenter: Dr. Daniel Santa Mina
Original Date: December 12, 2018

Description:
Dr. Daniel Santa Mina discusses the link between exercise and prostate cancer across the disease continuum as well as the benefits of exercising before beginning treatment called prehabilitation. He will walkthrough current exercise guidelines and how to create a “FITT” exercise routine. Learn helpful tips and resources on how to exercise safely and make exercise tailored for you.
 
 
 

Dean EltermanDaniel Santa Mina's Biography:

Dr. Daniel Santa Mina is an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education and is cross-appointed to the Faculty of Medicine in the Department of Surgery. Dr. Santa Mina is also a Scientist in the Cancer Rehabilitation and Survivorship Program at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre where he conducts research in exercise in oncology. His main areas of clinical-research are focused on the physiological, functional, and psychosocial effects of exercise for cancer survivors.

About Expert Angle

Expert 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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