While healthy lifestyle choices can’t guarantee the prevention of cancer, they can lower the risk of getting cancer. February is National Cancer Prevention Awareness Month, a great time to make sure you and your loved ones are taking steps to maintain good health now and year-round.
As we ring in 2022, we'd like to share a few possible New Year’s resolutions for everyone affected by cancer. They might not all apply to you, but we hope they'll offer a reminder that you are not alone on your journey.
This episode in our special series Spotlight on Coronavirus takes a close look at the vaccines that will help combat the COVID-19 pandemic—how they work...
Stress is an inevitable part of life, especially after a cancer diagnosis. Excessive amounts of stress can harm both your physical and psychological health, and in a time when your body is already vulnerable, it’s vital to learn how to manage those feelings.
Are organic foods really better than non-organic foods in preventing cancer? Can exercising during cancer actually help you feel less fatigued? This episode explores these...
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Even though exercising may feel impossible during treatment, it is extremely important and may help with long term recovery. When you are newly diagnosed, so many other things related to health tend to take priority. But, over the years a growing number of studies show that exercising is greatly beneficial to your treatment and long term care. One of the best reasons to work out during treatment is that it has been proven to reduce fatigue. Patients that exercise during treatment actually experience 40-50% less fatigue according to this study from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.
The winter months can often be difficult for many people. With longer nights and colder weather, individuals may feel down more often. This can be an especially difficult challenge when you are also dealing with a cancer diagnosis. Here are some tips on how to beat the winter blues.