Exercise and Cancer Survivors

From Memorial Sloan Kettering | By Donna Wilson

Excerpt: “Donna Wilson, a clinical nurse specialist and fitness expert at Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Integrative Medicine Center, urges cancer survivors to include regular physical activity in their post-treatment plan.

Studies have shown that regular physical activity — including aerobic activity, weight training, core exercises and stretching — can help to reduce the impact of cancer treatments on bones, muscles, energy level and mood. Exercise has also been shown to increase survival and decrease the risk of a cancer recurrence.”

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