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Exercise & Cancer

Walk on Through Your Cancer Journey
Exercise & CancerWellness Corner
Ginny Dent Brant, who used long walks to deal with the stress from her breast cancer diagnosis and help her physical healing, explains the key role that exercise plays in our health as an all-natural remedy.
Physical Fitness and Cancer
Exercise & CancerPatient StoriesSurvivorship
As a part-time personal trainer and a veteran strength athlete with 16 years of competition, Patrick McNamee was shocked to hear that he had stage III rectal cancer, and joked with his oncologist that he was the healthiest guy with cancer around.
Empowerment Through Exercise: How Physical Activity Benefits Patients with Cancer
Exercise & Cancer
Exercise has been shown to reduce the risk of a wide range of chronic diseases, and is beneficial during and after cancer treatment to maintain patients’ physical and emotional well-being.
Cancer Walks—Just for the Health of It
Cancer FundraisingExercise & Cancer
Consider taking part in a fundraising walk this spring! Cancer walks offer plenty of opportunities—not all of them require walking—to get involved in a healthful activity that is also fun and meaningful.
Cancer Walks to Join in Spring 2019
Cancer FundraisingExercise & CancerSurvivorship
Spring is a great time to get involved and participate in cancer fundraising activities. Here are several cancer walks you may want to join this season!
Yoga as a Healing Practice During Cancer and Beyond
Complementary TherapiesExercise & CancerWellness Corner
Two integrative medicine experts explain the benefits of yoga practice for patients with cancer and their caregivers.
Following Exercise and Nutrition Guidelines Can Prolong Life After a Cancer Diagnosis
Exercise & CancerNutrition & CancerSurvivorship
The American Cancer Society guidelines recommend that survivors engage in physical activity at least 150 minutes a week, and follow diets rich in vegetables, fruits, and whole grains, limiting red and processed meats.
Stay Calm and Keep Moving
Exercise & CancerFrom Your Navigator
Staying active is one of the best ways to care for your health. In fact, during times of illness, a person’s activity level can predict how well they will recover. Sitting for a long time has been suggested as harmful to our health.
Confusion About Exercise May Be the Biggest Obstacle to Our Health
Exercise & CancerWellness Corner
“People convince themselves they are living a healthy lifestyle, doing their 30 minutes of exercise a day. But they need to think about the other 23.5 hours,” says Dr. Emma Wilmot, University of Leicester, England.
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