Healthy Living

Let’s Get Physical

Let’s Get Physical

For many cancer survivors, exercise and other forms of physical activity are the first things to fall by the wayside after diagnosis.
Complementary Medicine

Complementary Medicine

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 May Boost Physical and Mental Health of People with Advanced Lung Cancer, and Their Caregivers

Yoga May Boost Physical and Mental Health of People with Advanced Lung Cancer, and Their Caregivers

Yoga has a strong emphasis on breathing, a principal issue for people with lung cancer who often have shortness of breath.
Beating Cancer One Bite at a Time

Beating Cancer One Bite at a Time

Being diagnosed with cancer can be overwhelming and scary. You probably feel as if many things are out of your control.
Taking Steps to Prevent Falls

Taking Steps to Prevent Falls

Accidental falls aren’t just a concern for seniors. Cancer survivors of any age are at risk of falls.
Protect Yourself from Infection

Protect Yourself from Infection

People with cancer may be at increased risk for infections for a number of reasons.
Put Down That Cigarette and READ THIS

Put Down That Cigarette and READ THIS

Here are steps for quitting tobacco after a cancer diagnosis.
Get Up. Get Motivated. Get Active.

Get Up. Get Motivated. Get Active.

Advice from a cancer exercise specialist on how to stay active during and after cancer treatment
How Practicing Yoga Helped Me Recover from Cancer

How Practicing Yoga Helped Me Recover from Cancer

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.
Just Move

Just Move

As a medical doctor specializ­ing in cancer rehabilitation, I often find myself echoing a common refrain to those around me: just move.
The Dish on Good Nutrition

The Dish on Good Nutrition

Maintaining good nutrition during and after cancer treatment is essential for recovery.
4 Things Every Survivor Should Know about Cancer Rehabilitation

4 Things Every Survivor Should Know about Cancer Rehabilitation

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.
Nourishing Your Emotional Health during Breast Cancer

Nourishing Your Emotional Health during Breast Cancer

There’s no doubt about it; a cancer diagnosis – of any kind – has a way of challenging your emo­tional well-being.
Cancer Got Your Appetite?

Cancer Got Your Appetite?

Try these simple tricks for getting the nutrition you need during cancer treatment.
Conquering Cancer Cachexia

Conquering Cancer Cachexia

Cachexia refers to a specific condition characterized by weight loss, poor appetite, fatigue, and muscle wasting.
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