Researchers at University of California Davis Medical Center found that exercise increases the level of neurotransmitters, which are depleted in the brains of patients with depression and anxiety.
A randomized controlled study showed that three months post-treatment, breast cancer survivors who practiced yoga twice weekly experienced 23% fewer cognitive problems than the control group.
Exercise has long been linked to better outcomes for women with breast cancer, and a recent study might explain why.
During treatment, relaxation exercises helped most at reducing fatigue.
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.