Wellness

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Read December 29, 2020

5 New Year’s Resolutions to Stay Strong & Carry On

With 2021 right around the corner, 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.
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Listen December 23, 2020

Spotlight on Coronavirus: Vaccines

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...
CSC: Empowered by Knowledge: Managing Costs
Read September 27, 2017

Empowered by Knowledge: Five Ways to Manage Stress

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.
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Listen March 8, 2016

Encore: Eating Well and Staying Active

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...
Read April 23, 2014

Exercising for Wellness

Studies have shown that physically active cancer survivors have a lower risk of cancer recurrences and improved survival compared with those who are inactive. But how exactly do you begin exercising?
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Read August 5, 2015

The Benefits of Exercise During Treatment

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.
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Read December 17, 2014

5 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

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.