Think of palliative care as a fundamental level of support to a cancer patient and their loved ones. Contrary to popular belief that it’s associated with end-of-life care alone, this medical approach improves quality of life - through pain and symptom management - at any stage of a cancer journey.
Season 1 / Episode 10
4 Feb 2019
Health & Fitness
From nutrition to exercise, stress management, quality of sleep and more, what role does living as healthily as possible play during cancer treatment and beyond? Our experts share fascinating insights and tips, relevant to sustaining the body and mind during both cancer treatment and survivorship.
Join two leading oncologists and a medical geneticist, for a frank discussion that answers all your questions about cancer. Explore genetic, lifestyle and environmental factors that affect your risk. Understand diagnosis, treatment methods and hear myths debunked.
Urologists Prof. Shingai Mutambirwa and Dr Evelyn Moshokoa, and surgical gastroenterologist, Dr Dean Lutrin, lay down the tools every guy needs to stay one step ahead of cancers that affect men. Find out why guys dismiss worrying symptoms, how cancer treatments affect sexuality and more!
Two top Paediatric Oncologists, an education expert and the brave mother of two young daughters diagnosed with cancer, share in an unforgettable, true-to-life discussion about childhood cancers. Explore symptoms, treatment, emotional support, keeping schooling on track and much more.
Advances in cancer prevention and treatment mean more people are surviving this disease every year. But, going from life as a cancer patient to a survivor can be challenging. Find out about survivorship care, and other support key to this transition phase to a ‘new normal’ and a bright future.