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EP50: UNINHIBITED with Dr. Phil Anton, Exercise Scientist and Strong Survivors Cancer Rehabilitation Program Founder

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Summary

Dr. Phil Anton shares his journey from growing up in a small town in Michigan to becoming a renowned cancer rehabilitation researcher. He talks about his early career aspirations, the influence of his parents, and his transition from computer science to physical education. He discusses how he found his purpose in cancer rehabilitation and the impact of his cousin's battle with cancer on his career path. Dr. Anton also highlights the importance of listening to others and the power of exercise as a therapeutic tool for cancer survivors.

Dr. Anton emphasizes the significance of exercise as a therapeutic tool for cancer survivors and caregivers, both physically and psychologically. He discusses the impact of the Strong Survivors program at SIU Carbondale and the need for more accessible cancer rehabilitation programs. Dr. Anton also expresses his desire to gain support from influential figures in oncology to make cancer rehab a standard part of care.

About The Guest

Dr. Phil Anton is an Associate Professor and the Program Director for Exercise Science at SIU Carbondale. He is the director of the Strong Survivors Exercise and Nutrition Program for cancer survivors and caregivers, and he also directs the SIUC Cancer Rehabilitation Laboratory.

Key Takeaways

  • Exercise is a powerful tool for enhancing the physical and psychological well-being of cancer survivors.
  • The Strong Survivors program at SIU Carbondale aims to break down barriers and improve the quality of life for cancer survivors.
  • Dr. Anton emphasizes the importance of listening to others and seeking guidance in finding one's career path.
  • He hopes to expand the reach of cancer rehabilitation programs and gain support from influential figures in oncology.

Quotes

  • "Exercise is that drug. It's a psychological agent as well." - Dr. Phil Anton
  • "We're helping to break down barriers because there's not a whole lot that oncologists know about exercise or quality of life." - Dr. Phil Anton
  • "You have to be able to assist them through uncomfortable conversations and be prepared for the loss of some participants." - Dr. Phil Anton
  • "The answers are out there, the avenues are out there, and you'll get there eventually." - Dr. Phil Anton
  • "Cancer rehab is where cardiac rehab was when it was first getting started." - Dr. Phil Anton
  • "Eventually, a cancer diagnosis will mean that you are funneled immediately into a cancer rehab program." - Dr. Phil Anton
  • "Strong Survivors allows all three of those things to happen very easily, and they all are tied together." - Dr. Phil Anton

Support the Show.

Becoming Undone is a NiTROHype Creative production. Written and produced by me, Toby Brooks. If you or someone you know has a story of resilience and victory to share for Becoming Undone, contact me at undonepodcast.com. Follow the show on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn at becomingundonepod and follow me at TobyJBrooks. Listen, subscribe, and leave us a review Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts.

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Summary

Dr. Phil Anton shares his journey from growing up in a small town in Michigan to becoming a renowned cancer rehabilitation researcher. He talks about his early career aspirations, the influence of his parents, and his transition from computer science to physical education. He discusses how he found his purpose in cancer rehabilitation and the impact of his cousin's battle with cancer on his career path. Dr. Anton also highlights the importance of listening to others and the power of exercise as a therapeutic tool for cancer survivors.

Dr. Anton emphasizes the significance of exercise as a therapeutic tool for cancer survivors and caregivers, both physically and psychologically. He discusses the impact of the Strong Survivors program at SIU Carbondale and the need for more accessible cancer rehabilitation programs. Dr. Anton also expresses his desire to gain support from influential figures in oncology to make cancer rehab a standard part of care.

About The Guest

Dr. Phil Anton is an Associate Professor and the Program Director for Exercise Science at SIU Carbondale. He is the director of the Strong Survivors Exercise and Nutrition Program for cancer survivors and caregivers, and he also directs the SIUC Cancer Rehabilitation Laboratory.

Key Takeaways

  • Exercise is a powerful tool for enhancing the physical and psychological well-being of cancer survivors.
  • The Strong Survivors program at SIU Carbondale aims to break down barriers and improve the quality of life for cancer survivors.
  • Dr. Anton emphasizes the importance of listening to others and seeking guidance in finding one's career path.
  • He hopes to expand the reach of cancer rehabilitation programs and gain support from influential figures in oncology.

Quotes

  • "Exercise is that drug. It's a psychological agent as well." - Dr. Phil Anton
  • "We're helping to break down barriers because there's not a whole lot that oncologists know about exercise or quality of life." - Dr. Phil Anton
  • "You have to be able to assist them through uncomfortable conversations and be prepared for the loss of some participants." - Dr. Phil Anton
  • "The answers are out there, the avenues are out there, and you'll get there eventually." - Dr. Phil Anton
  • "Cancer rehab is where cardiac rehab was when it was first getting started." - Dr. Phil Anton
  • "Eventually, a cancer diagnosis will mean that you are funneled immediately into a cancer rehab program." - Dr. Phil Anton
  • "Strong Survivors allows all three of those things to happen very easily, and they all are tied together." - Dr. Phil Anton

Support the Show.

Becoming Undone is a NiTROHype Creative production. Written and produced by me, Toby Brooks. If you or someone you know has a story of resilience and victory to share for Becoming Undone, contact me at undonepodcast.com. Follow the show on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn at becomingundonepod and follow me at TobyJBrooks. Listen, subscribe, and leave us a review Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts.

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