Living with cancer: ‘Exercising during my chemotherapy treatment worked wonders’

Cathal Morrow runs and works out at the gym five times a week (Photo: Cathal Morrow) As part of a new series called Living with cancer , i is sharing people's stories about how the disease affects their life and relationships, both practically and emotionally. Cathal Morrow knew that [...] Click here to view [...]

Depression affects one-third of lung cancer patients

Depression can have serious consequences for lung cancer patients. Study finds impact on pain, hopelessness, day-to-day function About one-third of patients newly diagnosed with the most common form of lung cancer have moderate to severe symptoms of depression, a new study suggests. For many of these patients — particularly [...] Click here to view [...]

I’ve got cancer-induced insomnia and it’s breaking me physically and mentally

I'VE hit a brick wall. A big cancer -shaped brick wall. I've hit a cancer-shaped brick wall, I'm completely and utterly exhausted Credit: bowelbabe/Instagram I've never felt tiredness like it I'm completely and utterly exhausted, I'm not sure I've ever felt tiredness like this. Like most people, I've struggled [...] Click here to view [...]

OhioHealth helping cancer patients, survivors find strength through exercise

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Most doctors would argue exercise is the key to living a healthy life, but for some people facing medical challenges, exercising could make all the difference. 10TV talked with one woman who explained that it did in the case of her cancer diagnosis. “Sometimes it’s a [...] Click here to view [...]

Healthy Headlines: Cancer impacts the entire family but there are resources to help everyone cope

St. Elizabeth Healthcare When a loved one is going through cancer, it impacts the entire family. St. Elizabeth Healthcare, knows this can be an overwhelming and stressful time, and its staff is here to help. The St. Elizabeth Cancer Center is working with local nonprofit organizations Cancer Family Care [...] Click here to view [...]

Patrick Dempsey’s cancer center offers acupuncture, and he swears by the needle treatments himself, too

Patrick Dempsey started a non-profit cancer center in Maine, where his mother was treated for ovarian cancer. Dempsey told Insider that acupuncture is one of the most popular treatments offered at the Dempsey Center. Scientific studies suggest that acupuncture can help ease the nausea and vomiting that are often [...] Click here to view [...]

New Rx for cancer patients: exercise

Since Sheryl Crow was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer in 2006, the now 57-year-old has embraced a workout routine that led to recent headlines like, "Sheryl Crow's Secret to Killer Arms." Her favorite routine: "I have a rowing machine, and I knock out 20 to 45 minutes first [...] Click here to view [...]

Mindfulness May Be Balm for Breast Cancer Patients

HealthDay Reporter advanced breast cancer might find mindfulness can ease their pain, anxiety and depression , a new study suggests. Mindfulness is the ability to keep your mind focused on the present moment. "Mindfulness helps us relate to our thoughts, emotions and physical symptoms in a different way," said [...] Click here to view [...]

Physical Activity After Cancer Diagnosis Improves Survival

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) — At least 150 minutes per week of moderate-intensity physical activity is associated with lower all-cause mortality among postmenopausal breast cancer patients, regardless of their levels of physical activity before diagnosis, according to a study published online Nov. 7 in Breast Cancer Research [...] Click here to view [...]