This section of our website is to showcase other resources that we think are brilliant! These links are to different resources to help, inspire, support or educate you in your journey to Moving Against Cancer.
We'd love to make this an online education tool to help our community. Please let us know if there are any websites or links you think we should include on here.
CanRehab is the first UK training provider to offer level 4 cancer and exercise rehabilitation courses.
If you are living with or beyond cancer and would like to work with one of their instructors, please get in touch: anna.campbell@CanRehab.co.uk
This is an awesome resource to help Health Care Professionals integrate physical activity conversations into routine clinical care.
Macmillian have a lot of excellent resources on exercising when living with and beyond cancer. They also offer more general advice on healthy eating and activity.
The Centre for Health and Human Performance (CHHP) combines the very latest in Specialist Medicine, Human Performance, Sport and Exercise Medicine, Nutrition, Physiotherapy and Sport Science.
The Cancer Care map is an excellent tool, it is a UK wide online directory of cancer care services, putting you in touch with the support organisations in your local area.
The Secondary Sisters are two friends who have secondary breast cancer. They are doing an incredible job of changing perceptions of living with incurable breast cancer.
Their Instagram feed contains so much great information to educate and inform as well as to promote many other brilliant initiatives and charities.
This easy to follow, eight week plan provides you with targets to aim for each week, with the end goal being to walk 5k. You can take part in parkrun during the programme, or you could choose to walk in a place and at a time of your own choosing.
Wheels for All is the leading national UK cycling charity which promotes inclusive cycling through a range of successful community engagement programmes that give people the opportunity to cycle on a regular basis; through help, support and guidance.
Supporting cancer patients, survivors and their family members by supplying them with bicycles and cycle equipment.
The founder of The Bike Network knows the benefits cycling has during and after treatment first hand, after finding a love of cycling during treatment for Bowel Cancer.
Tailored, safe and effective outdoor activity and movement.
An appealing alternative to gym-based schemes, Breathe Outside brings a breath of fresh air to traditional GP exercise referral. We offer outdoor 'green' activity and movement that makes use of available and accessible local spaces, led by an exercise specialist professional.
Healthy recipes for you to enjoy.
You can reduce your risk of certain cancers by eating a good diet, staying a healthy weight and keeping active.
Our nutritionists have created these tasty recipes based on their scientific expertise in preventing cancer.
We Are Undefeatable is a movement supporting people with a range of long term health conditions to move more, developed by 15 leading health and social care charities, and backed by National Lottery funding from Sport England. It is a public-facing campaign to inspire, support and encourage people living with health conditions, based on real life stories, and lived experience.
Shine supports anyone in their 20s, 30s and 40s with a cancer diagnosis. Our Mission is:
There’s never a good time for a cancer diagnosis, but in your 20s, 30s or 40s there are particular challenges to navigate, like work, dating, finances and more. At Shine Cancer Support, we’ve been there and we get it. We’re here to help you deal with everything that your diagnosis brings, before, during and after treatment, and to welcome you into our community.
The Ella Dawson Foundation can provide funded access to experienced Clinical and Counselling Psychologists for those young people who need it. They can talk through how you are feeling and provide tools and techniques to help reduce emotional distress and to enhance psychological wellbeing and resilience.
Trekstock gets young adults in their 20s and 30s moving again physically, socially and psychologically after cancer has stopped them in their tracks.
Their support includes the RENEW Exercise programme, a Navigating Menopause course, and the Lifting the Lid series, which explores topics such as sex, mental health, and friendships.
Sarah Russell is a Clinical Exercise Specialist, Cancer Rehabilitation Instructor and Clinical Pilates Teacher. Sarah is also an expert on all things bowel cancer and having a stoma. She has written this fantastic book: 'The Bowel Cancer Recovery Toolkit' which we thoroughly recommend.
Carolyn is a friend, a brilliant cancer rehab instructor and one of our fabulous 5k Your Way Ambassadors at Southwark.
Recently, we were lucky enough to have Carolyn as a guest on our podcast and she chats to Gemma all about the new book (and much more!) listen now HERE.
We couldn't recommend this book more and huge CONGRATS to Carolyn. You can order it NOW HERE #getyouroomphback
Jo Gamble is an integrative Oncologist Nutritionist and has written this fantastic e-book that was recommended to us by the Ella Dawson Foundation.
If you are looking for some information on nutrition when living with and beyond cancer then this e-book is a go to!
Here is a series of excellent videos about Lymphoedema. Check them out to learn more about the importance of exercise, compression garments, skin care, exercise ideas and much more.
Prehab4Cancer is project in Greater Manchester to support those newly diagnosed with cancer, to engage in exercise, nutritional screening support with emotional well-being. They are recognising the importance of preparation ‘Prehabilitation’ and active recovery pathways in cancer treatment.
There are so many brilliant videos on their YouTube Channel too!
Beth is one of our fantastic Cancer Rehab Specialists and also a Rickmansworth 5k Your Way Ambassador. She also launched her own business: Bounce Back Exercise to support people with Cancer, Parkinson's and Multiple Sclerosis.
We think the videos on her website are brilliant! There's different videos for every level: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced and to work different parts of your body too.
Moving through cancer is a brilliant website and book by Dr Kathryn Schmitz.
They both talk through 5 steps to Moving Through Cancer:
Eat, Sleep, Lift, Log, Move.
There are so many brilliant resources on the website and check out all their brilliant videos HERE.
Vicki Gilbert’s life has not been without its challenges and in this video she shares the obstacles she’s overcome and the amazing things she has achieved while building resilience.
Vicki is a Channel Relay swimmer, lecturer in PE, sign language teacher, cancer survivor, amputee, volunteer at Leeds Teaching Hospitals. Not to mention a regular fundraiser and mum to three children!
This incredible panel of experts share their knowledge and experience, and answer questions on exercising and cancer. From the simple benefits it can give you, how you can do it safely to navigating what is right for you.
They're empowering, wise and authentic.
And best of all? They get it.
Vicky Fox teaches yoga to cancer patients at any stage of their recovery. The classes are designed to provide a safe refuge to come and practice yoga, to build strength, increase range of motion and reduce stress.
Vicky has delivered some fantastic yoga sessions with MOVE, and has her own book: The A-Z of Cancer
There are seven videos in the series for people living with and beyond cancer created by the West Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership:
This website contains lots of excellent blogs on how to exercise when living with and beyond cancer.
From prehab to HITT sessions to strength training to running to prostate cancer to osteoporosis- there's brilliant, informative and well-written information for everyone to understand.
Sarah's website contains so many brilliant resources. She is an excellent support to 5k Your Way, you'll often find her leading our Move Your Way sessions!
Her blogs are great, from life after a cancer diagnosis to exercise and diet tips, there's something everyone will find useful.
Tony Collier is our 5k Your Way Wilmslow Ambassador and our North West Regional Champion. He is brilliant at promoting the importance of exercise when living with and beyond cancer and has been instrumental in setting up many groups in and around Greater Manchester and the rest of the North West.
His blogs are great to read and clearly come straight from the heart.
Struggling with sleep? This app incorporates expert techniques to discover your sleep patterns and build you a treatment plan to improve your sleep quality.
Associated with Macmillan and Big Health, free for cancer patients within one year of diagnosis.
Daylight is your expert guide through worry and anxiety.
Learn proven tools and techniques to get out of your head, face difficult emotions, and be more present for the good stuff.
Associated with Macmillan and Big Health, free for cancer patients within one year of diagnosis.
'Putting the CAN in Cancer': This is an excellent podcast hosted by Steve Bland, Deborah James and Lauren Mahon.
They discuss every topic relating to cancer- there are hundreds of podcasts to go back and listen to and excellent blogs too.
Lucy and Gemma talk about MOVE Charity and 5k Your Way on this one about cancer and exercise.
Parkrun is the fantastic community in which all of our 5k Your Way groups are guests on the last Saturday of the month. Have a look at the overall website here! They also have some fantastic blogs on there.
Have a listen to their fantastic podcast where they bring news from Parkrun around the world, interviews with special guests, hints, tips and inspiration.
Rad Chat is the new cancer specific podcast, designed for cancer patients, healthcare professionals and educationalists. Jo and Naman are both therapeutic radiographers who have unique backgrounds, bringing specialist knowledge and skills to the conversation.
Their guests include cancer patients, healthcare professionals, researchers, and leaders within healthcare.
23-24 May 2023
Join us at Oncology Professional Care, an award-winning event for the whole oncology community, returning to the ExCeL London on 23-24 May 2023. This is a multi-disciplinary and multi-professional event which breaks people out of their professional silos.
Delivering FREE CPD certified education for all healthcare professionals working in oncology, the focused programme has been steered and influenced by our esteemed advisory board with support
from key organisations such as NHS England, Macmillan Cancer Support, BOPA and more.
Oncology Professional Care provides 130+ sessions of carefully curated content focused on the whole patient pathway across 5 dedicated theatres; Keynote, Living With and Beyond Cancer, Early Diagnosis and Screening, Clinical Excellence in Surgery and Therapeutics, and Advanced Cancer
Visit the event website: https://www.oncologyprofessionalcare.co.uk
Registration link: https://rfg.circdata.com/publish/OPC23/?source=5kyourway