Coping with Cancer

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Healthy Living

Let’s Get Physical

For many people, exercise is an important part of their everyday routine. But for many cancer survivors, exercise and other forms of physical activity are...

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Should Cancer Survivors Practice Yoga?

Yoga is a mind-body therapy that typically involves three components: physical alignment poses (called asanas), breathing techniques (called pranayamas), and mindful exercise (called meditation). The...

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Complementary Medicine

Aromatherapy has been shown to promote a general sense of well-being, improving quality of life and overall wellness in cancer survivors.Each passing year seems to...

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Yoga May Boost Physical and Mental Health of People with Advanced Lung Cancer, and Their Caregivers

New research, presented at the 2017 Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium in San Diego, CA, shows that yoga offered both physical and mental...

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Beating Cancer One Bite at a Time

Being diagnosed with cancer can be overwhelming and scary. You probably feel as if many things are out of your control. However, an important part...

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Put Down That Cigarette and READ THIS

You have cancer. The biopsy and the scan results are back. Some days, you feel like you’re stuck in a bad dream. There are more...

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Protect Yourself from Infection

Practicing good hygiene is one of the best methods for preventing infections.Infections are illnesses caused by microorganisms (germs) such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi. People...

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Taking Steps to Prevent Falls

“Help, I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!” This well-known slogan from an old television ad highlights the high risk of falling among senior citizens....

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Get Up. Get Motivated. Get Active.

As a cancer exercise specialist, I have a very important message for cancer survivors – stay active. Exercise not only can increase your chances of...

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How Practicing Yoga Helped Me Recover from Cancer

When I was diagnosed with stage II breast cancer on January 12, 2010, my life changed forever. At the time, I’d been practicing yoga for...

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Just Move

As a medical doctor specializ­ing in cancer rehabilitation, I often find myself echoing a common refrain to those around me: just move. Inactivity has both a...

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The Dish on Good Nutrition

Maintaining good nutrition during and after cancer treatment is essential for recovery. A healthy diet can help boost energy, manage body weight, reduce infection risk, and...