About the Health, Exercise, Active Living and Therapeutic Lifestyle (HEALTh) Program

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​​​​​The Health, Exercise, Active Living and Therapeutic Lifestyle (HEALTh) Program is a specialized program operating as part of the Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation Program

Hours & Contact

We offer classes once a week on Friday, 9:00 am – 11:00 am.

Phone: 416 597 3422 ext. 5200
Fax: 416 425 0301
Email:  gerilyn.danischewsky@uhn.ca

What We Do

​The HEALTh Program is a unique blend of education, exercise and peer support offered to assist women being treated for and recovering from breast cancer. Our program provides:

  • Individually prescribed aerobic (cardio) and resistance training exercise
  • Education about topics related to exercise, breast cancer and heart health
  • A supportive place for women who are at different stages of their breast cancer treatment

A multidisciplinary team, including a dietitian, a social worker, a kinesiologist and medical staff, leads our in-class education sessions. External professionals, such as a lymphedema specialist, also participate periodically.​


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