Aug 4th 11:30am-12:45pm
Mounting evidence suggests that combining conventional cancer treatments with lifestyle approaches like physical activity, nutrition, sleep and stress management contributes to better quality of life and outcomes after a diagnosis, and that evidence-informed complementary therapies can help with the management of some of the physical, psychological and emotional impacts of a cancer diagnosis. This session will share an overview of the evidence and suggest ways to safely use integrative strategies to improve your health and wellbeing.
With Dr Catherine Zollman, Medical Lead, Penny Brohn UK
Aug 11th 11:30am-12:45pm
Prostate Cancer and the Benefits of Physical Activity
This evidence-based session will discuss the benefits of physical activity, how much is recommended for your individual situation, and the intensity to aim for. It will also cover issues specific to prostate cancer including testosterone deprivation, obesity, pelvic floor exercises, lower body lymphedema and peripheral neuropathy.
With Alisa Burke, Physical Activity Lead, Penny Brohn UK
Aug 18th 11:30am-12:45pm
Coping with Advanced Disease
This session will consider the impacts of anxiety and offer tips and techniques to help manage it. It will also discuss the importance of emotional support and suggest a range of different things which can help support you as you live with the impact of prostate cancer.
With Allon Stokes, Counselling Lead, Penny Brohn UK
Aug 25th 11:30am-12:45pm
Wellbeing and Self-care
This session will share some easy to do self-care tools & techniques. It will be explorative and interactive, with a focus on how to be open to a deeper connection and awareness with ourselves, with nature and with our loved ones. It will draw on techniques from self-acupressure, meditation and movement such as Qigong.
With Alex Turner and Markus Heimpel, Wellbeing Consultants, Penny Brohn UK