Episode 195: Exercise’s Effect on Patient and Provider Well-Being

No matter what it looks like—from walking to yoga to completing a triathlon—movement’s many physiologic benefits are well-rooted in evidence. ONS member Rachel Hirschey, PhD, RN, assistant professor in the School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, associate member at Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, and member of the North Carolina Triangle ONS Chapter, joins Stephanie Jardine, BSN, RN, oncology clinical specialist at ONS, to discuss the physical and mental benefits of exercise, how it can help patients during and after cancer treatment, and strategies for clinicians to build their own sustainable exercise routines.

Music Credit: "Fireflies and Stardust" by Kevin MacLeod

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