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Ex/Cancer Symposium

University of Toronto | Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education

Thursday, 6 April 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

Ex/Cancer Symposium

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How can individuals reduce their risk of developing cancer? How can Canadians improve prognosis after a cancer diagnosis? Join us for a free public symposium, where leading experts from U of T's Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education will discuss the benefits of physical activity – offering evidence-based strategies to start and stick with manageable exercise programs.

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Patients, caregivers, family members, friends, colleagues, researchers and health-care institutions

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HIGHLIGHTS

Linking exercise and health outcomes

Exercise guidelines and programming

Innovations in exercise and cancer

FEATURING

Gareth Wheeler – Canadian sports broadcaster(TSN, Toronto FC) – Cancer Survivor and Advocate
Master of Ceremonies

Claudia Hernandez (P.T., M.R.Sc.)
Me? Move? Why? The meaning of physical activity when facing cancer: a first-hand account

Prof. Roanne Segal (M.D., Medical Oncologist) – Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa
The effects of cancer on the body and how exercise can help

Prof. Daniel Santa Mina (Ph.D., Registered Kinesiologist) – Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Toronto
The benefits of exercise for cancer survivors and how to access them

Prof. Catherine Sabiston (Ph.D., Canada Research Chair) – Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Toronto
Physical activity for health: how do we get people started? How do we get people to stick with it?

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Isabel Bader Theatre
93 Charles Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C7
Canada

Thursday, 6 April 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)


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University of Toronto | Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education

The Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education at the University of Toronto develops, advances and disseminates knowledge about physical activity, health and their interactions through education, research, leadership and the provision of opportunity.

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