Dr. Kerry Courneya on the effects of exercise for patients undergoing active surveillance for prostate cancer

“Patients are interested in exercise, they're really keen, they want to know what they can do to help themselves,” says Kerry S. Courneya, PhD.

In this video, Kerry S. Courneya, PhD, discusses key takeaways from the recent Journal of Urology study, “A randomized trial of the effects of exercise on anxiety, fear of cancer progression and quality of life in prostate cancer patients on active surveillance.” Courneya is a professor and Canada Research Chair in physical activity and cancer and director of the Behavioral Medicine Laboratory and Fitness Center at the University of Alberta in Edmonton.