Make exercise a priority and feel the difference. These resources will help you understand the clear connection between physical activity and reducing your risk for cancer growth and recurrence, and give you ideas about which activities might work best for you.
If you are enrolled in an Anticancer Lifestyle Program, you will sample a variety of aerobic exercises and strength training options, as well as exchange ideas on tools and local resources. All participants will receive a pedometer to practice reaching the Center for Disease Control’s recommended goal of 10,000 steps a day.
In a study published in Sleep Medicine, G.S.
In a study published in the journal Cancer, Thompson et al found that shorter duration of sleep–less than six hours per night, as compared with individuals getting at least seven hours per night–significantly increases the risk of colorectal adenoma, which is a precursor to colon cancer.
In a study published in the Journal of Cancer Epidemiology, Khawaja et al found a modest association between short duration of sleep and higher grade breast cancer in post-menopausal women.
In a study published in Sleep Medicine, Innominato et al concluded that sleep problems were associated with earlier death in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer.
Patients with metastatic colorectal cancer who have sleep difficulties and disturbances in their circadian rhythms have worse outcomes than other patients, according to a 2016 study.
In an article published in the journal Sleep, Katsunama et al determine that accumulated sleep debt may unconsciously activate food-related reward regions in the brain and may expose us to risk for food over-consumption, which can eventually cause obesity and lifestyle diseases.
Sleep duration is associated with survival in patients with advanced cancer.