The Exercise: A Tool for Managing Cancer Side Effects webinar provides information on how individuals diagnosed with cancer can use exercise as a resource to improve function and energy and reduce many cancer-related side effects, such as fatigue and anxiety. It will also cover how to create an exercise plan that fits an individual’s goals, personal preferences, and barriers.
Presenting the Exercise: A Tool for Managing Cancer Side Effects Webinar is founder of Cancer Wellness for Life, Sami Mansfield.
Sami began her career in 2003 and is one of the first cancer exercise specialists and wellness experts in the world. Sami is known for her program development and implementation skills as well as being an engaging and inspiring speaker. Her work straddles delivering wellness and exercise on the front lines of patient care to extended efforts with health care leaders, oncology organizations and policy makers including leading the prevention taskforce for the Kansas Cancer Control Plan. This focus represents both sides of the goal to make wellness and exercise part of the cancer care plan from the day of diagnosis. Sami is also the Director of Oncology Wellness for the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at HCA Midwest Health. Here she provides consulting services for program development and growth of this pilot program for one of the largest cancer programs in the United States. Sami is an experienced public speaker for both medical professionals and individuals and travels throughout North America. She has developed countless educational materials on various topics such as fatigue and has consulted for clinical trials, cancer organization projects and is a regular podcast guest.