Home-based exercise, weight loss interventions do not improve breast cancer-related lymphedema

A home-based exercise and/or weight loss intervention failed to improve breast cancer-related lymphedema outcomes among breast cancer survivors with overweight, according to results from the WISER Survivor randomized trial published in JAMA Oncology . “The present study sought to test the effects of exercise, weight loss and combined exercise [...] Click here to view [...]

Can Physical Activity Delay Progression in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer?

Colorectal Cancer Increased physical activity did not appear to be related to overall survival among patients diagnosed with metastatic colorectal cancer, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology . However, the study did find physical activity had an effect on progression-free survival and risk for [...] Click here to view [...]

We’ll Say It So You Don’t Have To: PROSTATE CANCER IS NOTHING TO BE ASHAMED OF!

Let’s get real for a minute. Many men experience shame as a result of their prostate cancer diagnosis. Why? There is no concrete answer to this, objectively prostate cancer is no more cause for shame than blood cancer or brain cancer. But if we look at prostate cancer objectively, [...] Click here to view [...]

Nordic walking may benefit breast cancer patients

(Reuters Health) - Nordic walking, an aerobic activity performed with walking poles similar to ski poles, may benefit patients with breast cancer, according to a review of existing research. The low-impact exercise improved swelling, physical fitness, disability and quality of life, the study authors conclude in the European Journal [...] Click here to view [...]

Body fat may predict aggressive prostate cancer

In the journals Excess weight not only raises your risk of prostate cancer, it can also mean more aggressive and fatal cancer, according to a study published online June 10, 2019, by Cancer . Scientists found that the accumulation of visceral fat (the hidden kind that lies deep in [...] Click here to view [...]

Is It Safe for Patients to Exercise During Treatment for Cancer?

News , Cancer Management , Oncology Gabriele “Gabe” Grunewald was diagnosed with cancer in 2009 at the age of 22. The next day, the professional runner beat her own record in the 1,500 meters race. Triathlete Sindy Hooper was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2013. She went on to [...] Click here to view [...]

Bowel cancer: Eat this three times a week to slash your risk of developing condition

Bowel cancer is a general term for cancer that begins in the large bowel. Depending on where the cancer starts, bowel cancer is sometimes called colon or rectal cancer. Most people diagnosed with with are over the age of 60. Evidence suggests certain dietary decisions can reduce the risk [...] Click here to view [...]

Flavonoid-rich diet protects against cancer and heart disease, study finds

Apples and tea (stock image). Consuming flavonoid-rich items such as apples and tea protects against cancer and heart disease, particularly for smokers and heavy drinkers, according to new research from Edith Cowan University (ECU). Researchers from ECU's School of Medical and Health Sciences analysed data from the Danish Diet, [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-08-15T13:24:13-04:00August 15th, 2019|Cancer, Dietary, News & Latest Research|0 Comments

Your Cancer Answers: Can I manage diabetes through nutrition and exercise?

Managing diabetes while undergoing cancer treatments can be a struggle. Let’s look at some healthy ways to help manage your diabetes or pre-diabetes. The national Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases recommend implementing a sound nutritional plan and an active lifestyle into your daily routine. The plate [...] Click here to view [...]

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