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Finding Mental Strength through Physical Activity
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Adult AML Chapter
event Jun 23, 2022 / 03:00PM - 04:00PM EDT

Event Description

Linnley Sweening, HealthTree's Fitness Director and Cancer Exercise Specialist, will speak with us all about physical activity for AML. Movement is useful beyond keeping us strong physically. It can help you manage the stressful nature of an aggressive cancer, resulting in significant benefits on your mental and emotional wellbeing. Come learn from Linnley about the benefits of physical activity, and how you can incorporate movement into your daily routine as an AML patient. 

Schedule & Agenda

Katie Braswell
Katie introduces the agenda for the event and featured speaker Linnley Sweening
Linnley Sweening
Linnley will review the benefits that physical activity has on managing stress and creating mental resilience
Questions and Answers
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Speakers & Moderators

The panelist Katie Braswell
Katie Braswell
Dallas, Texas

Katie joined the HealthTree Foundation as the Community Director for AML in 2021. She is a registered dietitian who previously worked at the VA hospital in Dallas, Texas where she coached veterans with blood cancer on how to use nutrition to improve their treatment outcomes and minimize cancer-related side effects. Katie is passionate about health education and patient empowerment. In her spare time, she loves to experiment with new recipes in the kitchen, spend time running outdoors and travel to new places.

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The panelist Linnley Sweening
Linnley Sweening
Lehi, Utah

Linnley joined the HealthTree Foundation in January 2020 to share her passion for health. Her husband is a childhood cancer survivor as well as a cancer biologist. Finding a cure, better treatments, and balancing life through treatment is a huge passion of their family. She is a mom of an energetic 4-year old, marathon runner, and Ironman finisher. Fitness has been a huge part of her life and she loves to share it with others.

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