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Prostate cancer survivorship essentials framework: guidelines for practitioners

2020-09-24T01:32:01+00:00

The Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia has released their Prostate cancer survivorship essentials framework: guidelines for practitioners. In this document 7 priorities are highlighted for immediate action. Abstract Objective To develop contemporary and inclusive prostate cancer survivorship guidelines for the Australian setting. Participants and Methods A four‐round iterative policy Delphi was used, with a [...]

Prostate cancer survivorship essentials framework: guidelines for practitioners2020-09-24T01:32:01+00:00

Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia – Ask the Experts Webcast: Survivorship Essentials

2020-09-24T01:06:03+00:00

About the Webcast Prostate Cancer Survivorship: The Long Run. For the first time PCFA is bringing together experts from New York, Vancouver, Sydney, and Perth to talk about the challenges of prostate cancer survivorship. PCFA is calling it out – men impacted by prostate cancer face specific challenges that are seldom addressed in mainstream [...]

Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia – Ask the Experts Webcast: Survivorship Essentials2020-09-24T01:06:03+00:00

Weight loss for overweight and obese men preparing for prostatectomy

2020-08-12T02:05:57+00:00

Efficacy of a weight loss program prior to robot assisted radical prostatectomy in overweight and obese men with prostate cancer Background Obesity in prostate cancer patients is associated with poor prostate-cancer specific outcomes. Exercise and nutrition can reduce fat mass; however, few studies have explored this as a combined pre-surgical intervention in clinical practice. [...]

Weight loss for overweight and obese men preparing for prostatectomy2020-08-12T02:05:57+00:00

Exercise to improve radiotherapy response

2020-07-07T02:45:12+00:00

Exercise modulation of tumour perfusion and hypoxia to improve radiotherapy response in prostate cancer Background An increasing number of studies indicate that exercise plays an important role in the overall care of prostate cancer (PCa) patients before, during and after treatment. Historically, research has focused on exercise as a modulator of physical function, psychosocial [...]

Exercise to improve radiotherapy response2020-07-07T02:45:12+00:00

Keeping Cancer Patients Exercising During COVID-19

2020-07-01T00:38:33+00:00

Keeping Patients With Cancer Exercising in the Age of COVID-19 The novel 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic is a global public health emergency. To date, physical distancing and good personal hygiene have been the only effective measures to limit spread. The pandemic has altered routine cancer care, including allied health and supportive care interventions. [...]

Keeping Cancer Patients Exercising During COVID-192020-07-01T00:38:33+00:00

Exercise, why not?

2020-05-21T06:55:27+00:00

World Cancer Day: why exercise is medicine for cancer care Technogym, posted an article written by Dr Robert Newton and Dr Silvano Zanuso as an update for World Cancer Day. Here Drs Newton and Zanuso discuss the critical role of exercise as a medicine in the management of cancer. Dispelling some of the myths [...]

Exercise, why not?2020-05-21T06:55:27+00:00

Heavy Resistance Training in Breast Cancer Patients

2020-05-19T04:14:42+00:00

Heavy Resistance Training in Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing Adjuvant Therapy In this randomised control trial patients completed heavy resistance training (4 sets leg press x 4 repetitions) at around 90% of their 1RM. This resulted in 20% increase in strength as well as 9-12% improvement in functional performance. The control group actually declined in [...]

Heavy Resistance Training in Breast Cancer Patients2020-05-19T04:14:42+00:00

Exercise Right – Home Workouts

2020-05-13T00:44:54+00:00

Exercise Right Australia - Home Workouts ExerciseRight is an initiative of Exercise and Sports Science Australia. In times of home isolation and limited access to fitness centres and exercise clinics, ExerciseRight has posted excellent home workouts designed by Accredited Exercise Physiologists and Physiotherapists. Here is the link to the Home Workouts... [...]

Exercise Right – Home Workouts2020-05-13T00:44:54+00:00

Breast cancer and treatment impacts on muscle strength

2020-05-08T07:06:46+00:00

Breast cancer and treatment impacts on muscle strength All patients with breast cancer or post treatment should perform at least two resistance training sessions per week to maintain muscle mass, strength and physical function. As expected these authors report that women who have undergone breast cancer treatment have lower muscle strength compared to matched [...]

Breast cancer and treatment impacts on muscle strength2020-05-08T07:06:46+00:00

Microsoft Teams – How to join a meeting

2020-05-06T06:56:30+00:00

Microsoft Teams - How to Join a Meeting Have you been invited to a Teams meeting? Microsoft Teams is a very powerful collaboration platform which includes video chat. It is highly secure and is excellent for telehealth communications. Join a Microsoft Teams meeting from your calendar, via dial-in number and conference ID, or sign [...]

Microsoft Teams – How to join a meeting2020-05-06T06:56:30+00:00
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