Patient Video Series

Taking Charge of Your Health: Video Library

If you are living with prostate cancer, you can improve your health and overcome treatment side effects to further your understanding on the disease and implementing an exercise routine. This video series, featuring patients and experts from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, offers people with prostate cancer helpful information on how to stay healthy, including detailed instructions for exercises you can do at home.

Additionally, Fred Hutch experts and men with prostate cancer continue the conversation and provide insights on age and early detection — as well as the effect of prostate cancer on underserved communities.

Jump to: Why and How to Exercise  |  Individual Exercises  |  Early Detection  |  Overcoming Health Disparities, Finding Support

Why and How to Exercise with Prostate Cancer
 

Exercise and Prostate Cancer

Discussion of the importance of exercise in prostate cancer by exercise physiologists, scientists, physicians and men with prostate cancer at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

Exercise Routine for Men with Prostate Cancer

A 20 minute structured exercise routine for men with prostate cancer and their families, caregivers and friends. Each exercise contains instructions for modifications based on level and interest, with a resistance and flexibility focus.

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Instructional Videos for Individual Exercises
 

Advanced Push-Up

Demonstration of how to perform an advanced push-up safely and effectively, including details on recommended repetitions and sets.

Advanced Calf Raise

Demonstration of how to perform an advanced calf raise safely and effectively, including details on recommended repetitions and sets.

Hamstring Stretch

Demonstration of how to perform a hamstring stretch for flexibility safely and effectively, including details on recommended repetitions and sets.

Quadricep Stretch

Demonstration of how to perform a quadricep stretch for flexibility safely and effectively, including details on recommended repetitions and sets.

Seated Bicep Curl

Demonstration of how to perform a seated bicep curl safely and effectively, including details on recommended repetitions and sets.

Seated Boat Hold

Demonstration of how to perform a seated boat hold safely and effectively, including details on recommended repetitions and sets.

Seated Trunk Twist

Demonstration of how to perform a seated trunk twist safely and effectively, including details on recommended repetitions and sets.

Side Box Squat

Demonstration of how to perform a side box squat safely and effectively, including details on recommended repetitions and sets.

Single Arm Row

Demonstration of how to perform a single arm row safely and effectively, including details on recommended repetitions and sets.

Single Leg Press

Demonstration of how to perform a single leg press safely and effectively, including details on recommended repetitions and sets.

Standing Calf Raise

Demonstration of how to perform a standing calf raise safely and effectively, including details on recommended repetitions and sets.

Straight Arm Plank

Demonstration of how to perform a straight arm plank safely and effectively, including details on recommended repetitions and sets.

Early Detection
 

Age and Early Detection in Prostate Cancer

Men with prostate cancer discuss the role of age and early detection as part of their journeys with this disease.

Overcoming Health Disparities, Finding Support
 

Prostate Cancer and Underserved Populations

Community health educators, physicians and men with prostate cancer discuss the ways prostate cancer disproportionately affects underserved communities.