February 2018

Exercise Promotes Wellness in Cancer Patients and Survivors.

Did you know that exercise during and following cancer treatment has been associated with reductions in cancer recurrence and disease-specific mortality rates of 30% to 60% in breast and colorectal cancers?

Only a moderate amount of physical activity is required to achieve many of the protective benefits of exercise. Walking for 30 minutes 5 days a week at a speed of about 2.5 miles per hour conveys health benefits and is an attainable goal for most cancer survivors.

Plus… exercise has been found to prevent or lessen many treatment-related negative effects, including fatigue, muscle weakness, sleep disturbances and depression.

For more info, click here to read the full article on CancerNetwork.com.

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