Exercise Benefits Cancer Patients During and After Treatment

Posted on Aug 21, 2012

Exercise can improve quality of life for patients both during and after the end of active treatment, according to 2 reviews published online August 15 in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews . [More]

Cruciferous Veggies Boost Survival in Breast Cancer Patients

Posted on Apr 11, 2012

Eating cruciferous vegetables might help on survival in breast cancer patients. [More]

Yoga Helps Breast Cancer Survivors With Fatigue

Posted on Jan 5, 2012

About one third of breast cancer survivors have fatigue that can affect their quality of life, but a small new study finds that doing yoga might help restore some lost energy. [More]

Acupuncture Soothes Chemo-Induced Neuropathic Pain

Posted on Dec 8, 2011

Acupuncture Soothes Chemo-Induced Neuropathic Pain Fran Lowry Acupuncture may help relieve the severe pain associated with chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN), according to the results of a small pilot study published in Acupuncture in Medicine .   [More]

Treatment for Cancer Patients Should Include Exercise

Posted on Nov 9, 2011

Doctors traditionally advised their cancer patients to rest and avoid activity. However, preliminary findings from a recently completed trial suggest that exercise during preoperative chemotherapy helps breast cancer patients avoid a decline in fitness. [More]