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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.
Secrets to a Good Night’s Sleep for Cancer Survivors

Secrets to a Good Night’s Sleep for Cancer Survivors

Sleep is a basic physiologic need, as important as food and air to our health and wellbeing.
Get Your Digestive Tract Back on Track

Get Your Digestive Tract Back on Track

Tips for coping with cancer-related gastrointestinal complications.
Where Can I Go for Cancer Rehabilitation?

Where Can I Go for Cancer Rehabilitation?

Finding rehabilitation services to help improve function and quality of life after cancer can be a challenge for many survivors.
How to Make Exercise a Part of Your Post-Cancer Life

How to Make Exercise a Part of Your Post-Cancer Life

It has been six years since the American College of Sports Medicine published their recommendations that all cancer survivors should strive to avoid inactivity.
When Sleep Eludes You

When Sleep Eludes You

Sleep is essential for our bodies to restore our energy and recharge to keep us going.
A Recipe for Getting the Nutrition You Need during Cancer Treatment

A Recipe for Getting the Nutrition You Need during Cancer Treatment

The following tips will guide you through the right foods to eat to help ease common side effects of cancer treatment.
Food for Life

Food for Life

One thing most survivors can control is nutrition.
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