Qigong for Cancer Survivors
Integrative medicine specialist Yang Yang describes the benefits of qigong for cancer survivors, and demonstrates exercises and meditation.
Runtime: 33:00 minutes Published: 04/19/2013 - 4:21 PM
Moving Qigong, Meditation, and Partner Training
Master Yang Yang of Memorial Sloan-Kettering’s Integrative Medicine Service describes qigong, an ancient Chinese healing art that combines physical movement, posture control, and meditation to refocus mental and physical energy. This practice can help cancer patients and survivors reduce fatigue, pain, and stress while restoring balance, strength, range of motion, and coordination.
Yang Yang demonstrates qigong exercises that can be performed while standing, sitting, or with a partner or caregiver.
Runtime: 10:00 minutes Published: 04/19/2013 - 3:40 PM
Qigong Agility and Meditation Techniques
Master Yang Yang of Memorial Sloan-Kettering’s Integrative Medicine Service demonstrates qigong exercises that he uses to help cancer patients and survivors improve agility, coordination, and aerobic fitness. He also performs lying-down meditation, which offers a gentle approach to stretching muscles, relieving pain, and reducing stress.
Runtime: 09:00 minutes Published: 04/19/2013 - 2:41 PM
Qigong for Cancer Survivors: Patient Experiences
Patients, survivors, and caregivers discuss the physical, emotional, and spiritual benefits of Memorial Sloan-Kettering’s qigong program as they recover from cancer and cancer treatments. Participants in the program say that qigong has produced noticeable improvements in pain, stress, fatigue, and overall emotional balance. Older people or those with physical limitations can practice qigong, which includes low-impact movements.
Runtime: 06:00 minutes Published: 04/19/2013 - 1:46 PM
Neuropathy Care for Cancer Survivors
Memorial Sloan-Kettering experts describe peripheral neuropathy caused by chemotherapy and offer tips for managing symptoms.
Runtime: 45:00 minutes Published: 01/17/2013 - 1:37 PM
Exercise for Cancer Survivors
Fitness expert Donna Wilson of Memorial Sloan-Kettering explains the benefits of physical activity and demonstrates exercises for cancer survivors.
Runtime: 28:00 minutes Published: 01/16/2013 - 4:10 PM
Skin, Hair, and Nail Care for Cancer Survivors
Memorial Sloan-Kettering dermatologist Mario Lacouture discusses common skin, hair, and nail conditions affecting cancer survivors.
Runtime: 67:00 minutes Published: 08/28/2012 - 11:31 AM
Improving Sleep After Cancer Treatment
Sleep specialist Amy Lowery of Memorial Sloan-Kettering discusses the importance of sleep and how to prevent and treat sleep problems.
Runtime: 31:00 minutes Published: 07/25/2012 - 2:25 PM
Managing Anxiety about Medical Scans and Procedures
Memorial Sloan-Kettering experts — radiologist and cancer survivor Laura Liberman, psychiatrist Matthew Doolittle, and psychologist Katherine DuHamel — discuss apprehension about scans and procedures, and offer tips to identify and manage “scanxiety.”
Runtime: 58:00 minutes Published: 07/10/2012 - 1:27 PM
Building a Family After Cancer Treatment
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center fertility specialist Joanne Frankel Kelvin discusses the impact that cancer treatment can have on a woman’s fertility, and how patients can plan a family after treatment.
Published: 04/22/2011 - 12:00 AM
Fertility Options for Men Before and After Cancer Treatment
Urologist John Mulhull, director of the Male Sexual and Reproductive Medicine Program at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, discusses fertility-preserving options for men of childbearing age who have cancer.
Published: 10/12/2010 - 12:00 AM
Day to Day Coping with Lymphedema
Jeannette Zucker, a physical therapist and lymphedema specialist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, discusses how cancer treatment can lead to lymphedema and ways to reduce the risk and better manage lymphedema following cancer treatment.
Published: 06/21/2010 - 12:00 AM
Mother-Daughter Conversations about Breast Cancer
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center’s Post-Treatment Resource Center hosts a panel discussion about issues that concern adolescents and young women who are dealing with a mother’s diagnosis of breast cancer.
Published: 04/27/2010 - 8:00 PM
The Importance of Exercise in Cancer Survivorship
Cancer fatigue syndrome is a condition that many cancer survivors experience as a result of their treatment. Tiffany Kendig, Jean Kotkiewicz, Annelise Savodnik, and Sebi Varghese, physical therapists at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, explain symptoms of cancer fatigue syndrome, how exercise can have positive effects on your health during cancer survivorship, and offer recommendations about how to exercise safely and stick with a routine.
Published: 04/12/2010 - 12:00 AM
Sexual Problems in the Male Cancer Patient
Erectile dysfunction is a major consequence of treatments for prostate, bladder, and other cancers. Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center sexual health specialist John Mulhall, MD discusses erectile dysfunction, penile rehabilitation, and the use of PDE5 inhibitors, penile injections, and penile implants to protect and maximize erectile function.
Published: 05/19/2009 - 12:00 AM
Urologic surgeon Jaspreet Sandhu describes advances in the management of incontinence after pelvic surgery.
Runtime: 50:00 minutes Published: 10/14/2008 - 12:00 AM
The Cancer Is Over, Now What?
Cancer survival specialist Kevin Oeffinger talks about what adult survivors should look for as they move beyond their cancer experience.
Runtime: 41:00 minutes Published: 09/11/2007 - 12:00 AM