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Surviving cancer and making it through cancer treatment are major accomplishments. Most, if not all, survivors find a new priority in life: keeping cancer from returning. The latest research suggests that exercise for cancer patients may help.

Exercise for Cancer Patients: Longer Life, Less Recurrence
There's abundant evidence that exercise and eating right can help prevent people from getting cancer. The latest information shows that exercise for cancer patients can also keep cancer from recurring.

Exercise for Cancer Patients: What's In It For Me?
The benefits of exercise for the general population are well-publicized. Exercise for cancer patients can make you fitter, stronger, and thinner -- like anyone else who exercises.

Exercise can also:

  • Improve mood
  • Boost self-confidence
  • Reduce fatigue
  • Lower your risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes

Please consider a fitness program. Many of the area fitness centers also have specialized programs that may meet your needs.

Last Updated: 7/12/2013