Prehabilitation for Colorectal Cancer’

Move More

  • Meet some of the Macmillan Move More Coordinators
  • The importance of physical activity
  • Your nutritional needs

Exercise and the Pelvic Floor

  • The benefits of exercise in preparation for cancer treatment
  • How to improve your bowel and bladder function
  • Pelvic floor exercises and lifestyle changes

Being Fit for Surgery

  • Preparation for surgery through healthy eating, physical activity and emotional wellbeing
  • Alcohol reduction and support to stop smoking
  • Enhanced recovery – the key steps

What to expect when attending hospital for planned surgery

  • Preassessment
  • What to do on the day of your surgery
  • What to bring with you to hospital
  • Facilities available at the hospital
  • Recovery after surgery and discharge home

Clinical Psychologist – Preparing for Treatment & Recovery

  • Typical responses to a cancer diagnosis
  • Understanding stress
  • Preparing psychologically for treatment
  • Helpful ways to cope

Clinical Psychologist – Mindfulness & Relaxation

  • A practical mindfulness technique

Macmillan Information and Support Services

  • Meet some of the Macmillan Information and Support Managers
  • Discover some of the services offered
  • Contact details for your local Macmillan Information and Support service

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