CancerCare’s Healing Hearts Bereavement Camp is a free retreat for those coping with the loss of a loved one to cancer. Registration is now open. Camp is June 5th-7th, at the June 5-7 at Malibu Dude Ranch in Milford, PA.
Just “Keep Moving!” Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center’s Donna Wilson, RN, Fitness Instructor, on “Exercise for Cancer Survivors” – includes exercising during and after treatment, and even discusses specific benefits of particular movements for certain cancers. (January 2013)
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s exercise physiologist Nancy Campbell and nutritionist Stacy Kennedy present exercise and nutrition tips for brain tumor patients and survivors. (March 2014)
Cancer Today: Maintaining strength through cancer treatment with weight training, Embracing Resistance. (Summer 2014)
Cure on chemobrain: Dr. Serena Wong Discusses Cognitive Dysfunction After Cancer (April 2015). Be patient with yourself, take extra time for tasks, stay active and exercise, and other coping tips are offered.
Cure Today: Exercise, and act early on lymphedema after breast cancer treatment – you may be able to reverse this side effect or prevent it from becoming more severe. (May 2015)
Tai chi can help cancer patients and survivors regain control of their bodies. Read how “…low-impact upper and lower body workouts may help cancer survivors who have trouble keeping their balance as a result of advancing age and chemotherapy-induced neuropathy.” Cancer Today (March 26, 2015)
Get moving: strong evidence exists that physical activity reduces the risk of breast, colon, and endometrial cancer.