Exercise & Cancer

Information about the benefits of exercise during and after cancer treatment and therapist created exercise regimens to get you started!
Exercises for the Person with Cancer
Exercise can help you deal with the side effects of cancer treatment and help you live a healthier life.
Strength Exercises: Minimize the effects of cancer treatment on your muscles
Guide to strength exercises that can be done during or after cancer treatment to help maintain or regain muscle strength.
Aerobic exercise program while getting treated for cancer
Incorporating aerobic exercise during and after cancer treatment can combat fatigue and increase your energy level.
Chemotherapy, Hormonal Therapy & Your Bones: What is the Role of Exercise?
How exercise helps manage menopause symptoms and improves bone health.
Physical Activity and Lymphedema (PAL)
Resources from the PAL trial, which found that that progressive weight-lifting might be better than not exercising an arm at risk for or with lymphedema after breast cancer, and may actually play a role in preventing the condition.
New Guidelines Urge Cancer Patients to Exercise for Better Health
Dr. Katie Schmitz discusses exercise guidelines for cancer survivors, published by the American College of Sports Medicine.

News
Research Finds Exercise Helps Men With Prostate Cancer

Jul 31, 2014 - An exercise program improves muscle mass and strength, function, and well-being in men with prostate cancer undergoing androgen suppression treatment, according to a study published online Nov. 30 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. In another study published at the same time in the same journal, researchers identify risk factors for impaired fertility in male survivors of childhood cancers.



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