For many cancer survivors, exercise and other forms of physical activity are the first things to fall by the wayside after diagnosis.
Each passing year seems to bring new, better, more effective treatments for cancer. And, each year, more people join the growing numbers of cancer survivors.
Yoga has a strong emphasis on breathing, a principal issue for people with lung cancer who often have shortness of breath.
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Advice from a cancer exercise specialist on how to stay active during and after cancer treatment
When I was diagnosed with stage II breast cancer on January 12, 2010, my life changed forever. At the time, I’d been practicing yoga for fifteen years and teaching for four.
As a medical doctor specializing in cancer rehabilitation, I often find myself echoing a common refrain to those around me: just move.
Maintaining good nutrition during and after cancer treatment is essential for recovery.
If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with cancer, there’s a good chance – scientifically speaking – that rehabilitation can help improve your daily function.
There’s no doubt about it; a cancer diagnosis – of any kind – has a way of challenging your emotional well-being.
Try these simple tricks for getting the nutrition you need during cancer treatment.
Cachexia refers to a specific condition characterized by weight loss, poor appetite, fatigue, and muscle wasting.