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.
Oncologists and their patients see the benefits of exercise during and after treatment, but physicians are reluctant to include physical activity recommendations in their patient discussions.
A comprehensive look at how fitness influences cancer risk.
HIgher levels of physical activity are associated with lower risks of not only developing colorectal cancer but also dying of the disease.
For postmenopausal women who are overweight, it makes sense that losing weight could reduce their risk of breast cancer.