After being diagnosed with cancer, journalist Loriana Hernandez-Aldama learned that living a healthy lifestyle before treatment begins can help you cope with and manage the challenges to come. This practice of preparing yourself for cancer treatment is sometimes called prehabilitation.
In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira writes about prevention and what we can do to help understand and manage our personal cancer risk.
The 2018 Cancer Survivorship Symposium: Advancing Care and Research will address key issues in promoting well-being in people who have finished active cancer treatment, covering topics such as exercise, follow-up care in young adult survivors, and better support for sexual problems.
It can be hard to fit physical activity into life after cancer, but exercise provides real benefits for survivors. In this podcast, Kristin Leung and Rachel Dudasik describe how an exercise program, LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, helps motivate and support cancer survivors.
Not only is exercise safe during cancer treatment, it may help reduce side effects and offer other health benefits. Here’s how to get or stay active after a cancer diagnosis.
A new study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology finds a link between voluntary weight loss and lower risk of endometrial cancer, a type of uterine cancer.
Exercise, Emotional Health, and Long-Term Care: Highlights from the 2017 Cancer Survivorship Symposium: Advancing Care and Research
In this podcast, Cancer.Net Editor in Chief Lidia Schapira discusses new research from the 2017 Cancer Survivorship Symposium. She talks about physical activity, psychological care for partners of people with cancer, and long-term care in survivors of thyroid cancer.
Stretching and strengthening are essential to a strong recovery after cancer treatment. Cancer Exercise Specialist Carol Michaels shares how to do them safely.
In this podcast from the ASCO Educational Book, Drs. Michael Fisch, Melissa Accordino, and Arlene Chung discuss how social media, electronic health records, and wearable technology can improve cancer care for patients.
Exercise can be a recovery game-changer. Cancer Exercise Specialist Carol Michaels shares 4 physical activities that can help make recovery easier and faster.