How Exercise May Lower Breast Cancer Risk by Alexandra Sifferlin

Time Magazine May 8, 2013   Breaking a sweat does more for your body than just trim your waistline. Exercise may lower a woman’s risk for breast cancer and researchers are finding out why. Scientists from the University of Minnesota in St. Paul conducted a study of 391 inactive, healthy, premenopausal women […]

Exercise and Breast Cancer

You probably know that exercising and staying active are important, but do you know how important they are when it comes to reducing your risk for breast cancer? Take this quick quiz to test your knowledge, and then read the answers below. You may be surprised at what you learn. […]

Exercise Cuts Breast Cancer Risk For All Women Everywhere

Researchers found that the more active a woman is, the better her odds of avoiding breast cancer. Pavel Golovkin/AP This could be the simplest bit of health advice ever: Exercise reduces women’s risk of breast cancer, no matter what kind of exercise they do, how old they are, how much […]

Exercising During Cancer Treatment

If you have been recently diagnosed with cancer or are undergoing treatment, it’s important to take special care of yourself. Studies show that one of the best ways to do this is to stay physically active. That doesn’t, of course, mean you should run a marathon or scale a mountain. […]

Exercise and Cancer

Side effects from cancer treatment can greatly affect the quality of life for many patients. Among the many troubling side effects, loss of functional capacity and fatigue are often described by patients as some of the most debilitating (Hanna, Avila, Meteer, Nicholas, & Kaminsky, 2008). Research has found, however, that […]

Physical Exercise

Physical exercise involves movement of the body to achieve and maintain a healthy condition and state of physical fitness. People exercise for aerobic training, to increase strength, and/or to improve flexibility. Exercise is also used as therapy to restore the body to a state of health. Can exercise help people […]