Browsing All Posts filed under »Cancer and Exercise«

Emptying out the mailbag & clearing the history #17

December 7, 2016

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Other mailbags can be found here. Keep in mind a lot of this is email conversations, comment replies, or some random interesting things I’ve found. By their nature they are not as thorough or complete as a post on one topic. Here’s what’s covered in this installment: – Fun marketing Though it was plugged in. Maybe some day! – Another […]

Are we too obsessed with curing cancer?

September 7, 2016

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Craig Venter is a stapled name in the genetics world. His newest company aims to increase healthy ageing. “We have MRI imaging of the brain and body which allows us to detect any tumour larger than two millimetres. We take 4D echocardiograms, to create a movie of your heart and measure every parameter in it. […]

Exercise and cancer- why it helps and how much is enough? (part 4)

May 11, 2016

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This is a four part series- Why exercise helps A framework for why this matters How much is enough and practical guidelines Putting prevention in a new light – Putting prevention in a new light As the cost of sequencing genomes has come down, we’ve started to face an ethical and personal dilemma. Should we do […]

Exercise and cancer- why it helps and how much is enough? (part 3)

May 9, 2016

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This is a four part series- Why exercise helps A framework for why this matters How much is enough and practical guidelines Putting prevention in a new light – How much is enough? It is *not* all relative Continuing with colorectal cancer, from this study, “Evaluating the combined effect of moderate and vigorous physical activity on the risk […]

Exercise and cancer- why it helps and how much is enough? (part 2)

May 4, 2016

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This is a four part series- Why exercise helps A framework for why this matters How much is enough and practical guidelines Putting prevention in a new light – A framework for why this matters For every fitness variable -things like strength, endurance, speed- we have certain thresholds we should hit to optimize results. When we […]

Exercise and cancer- why it helps and how much is enough? (part 1)

May 2, 2016

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This is a four part series- Why exercise helps A framework for why this matters How much is enough and practical guidelines Putting prevention in a new light – Why exercise helps The way cancer is referenced in pop culture it’s easy to think it’s like Ebola. That it’s some other species we happened to encounter […]