Physical activity benefits lung cancer patients and survivors

Exercise and physical activity should be considered as therapeutic options for lung cancer as they have been shown to reduce symptoms, increase exercise tolerance, improve quality of life, and potentially reduce length of hospital stay and complications following surgery for lung cancer. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States … Continue reading Physical activity benefits lung cancer patients and survivors

Keep on exercising, researchers advise older breast cancer survivors

One year of exercise can ensure steady maintenance of bone density to help prevent fractures To build and maintain muscle strength, it is best for older breast cancer survivors to follow an ongoing exercise program of resistance and impact training. This advice comes from Jessica Dobek of the Oregon Health and Science University, lead author … Continue reading Keep on exercising, researchers advise older breast cancer survivors