Upcoming Education Days

As it is not always easy to attend face-to-face meetings, particularly at this time, we have will be offering virtual education events and webinars covering a number of lymphoma topics for the foreseeable future. The presenters for our virtual events are experienced health professionals including international and Australian experts.

Living Well with Lymphoma & CLL Series

Lymphoma Australia is excited to launch our upcoming Living Well Series of webinars for lymphoma and CLL patients.

EXERCISE & LYMPHOMA

The first 2 sessions will focus on why Exercise is so important and how you can incorporate this in your life despite a lymphoma diagnosis.

Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Dale Ischia, will explore the importance of exercise and keeping active. The side effects of treatment can place additional strain on the body, often leading to fatigue, decline in function, muscle strength and cardiovascular fitness.

Exercise can help improve the efficacy and tolerance of treatment and minimise side effects, leading to improved quality of life. This session will explore the importance and benefits of exercise, during watch and wait, treatment and beyond.

Exercise and Lymphoma /CLL – the importance of keeping active

Session 1
When 
– Wednesday 10th March
Time – 11am – 11.45 AEDT
Program –

  • Why you should exercise – the benefits of exercise
  • What are the recommendations?
  • When to stop exercising

Session 2
When 
– Wednesday 17th March
Time – 12.30pm – 1.00 pm AEDT
Program 

  • What an AEP Ax involves
  • Considerations with exercise prescription
  • How to begin with exercise
  • Managing fatigue
  • Rating your strength

Where – Online. A Zoom link will be emailed for each session

RSVP – please use the registration form below

Have your questions answered

The sessions will also allow plenty of time for Dale to respond to any questions you may have. We anticipate that this will be a popular session, so please ensure you secure your spot today so you don’t miss out. 

About our presenter

Dale Ischia, Accredited Exercise Physiologist specialising in oncology

Dale is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist with more than 20 years clinical experience who has specialised in oncology over the past 7 years. She founded ‘Moving Beyond Cancer’, an exercise physiology program dedicated to improving the lives of people with a cancer diagnosis through appropriately prescribed exercise.

Since her cancer exercise specialist qualification with the American College of Sports Medicine, Dale has provided her expertise to many private clients, organisations and support groups, such as: Olivia Newton John Cancer Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, The Cancer Council, Think Pink, Pancare Foundation, Prostate cancer support groups, Ovarian Cancer Australia and the Leukaemia Foundation.

Dale applies the latest research findings to her clinical practice to provide her clients with the most up-to-date education and exercise prescription. Dale’s professional goals are to minimise the side effects of cancer treatment and give people a sense of control over their bodies.

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