Why Exercise Should be a Priority

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"Just as physical activity has been shown to reduce the risk of ever getting cancer, research indicates that exercise decreases the risk of a cancer recurrence and improves survival."
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Exercise for Life - National Comprehensive Cancer Network


May 16, 2016 -    Increased physical activity associated with lower risk of 13 types of cancer    from researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the American Cancer Society.

May 16, 2016 - Increased physical activity associated with lower risk of 13 types of cancer from researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the American Cancer Society.

Can Exercise Reduce the Risk of Cancer Recurrence? - Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Beyond Cancer Podcast: Episode #4: Exercise and Cancer (audio file 29:33)

Cancer Survivorship: Exercise After Treatment (video 4:25) - American Cancer Society
Scroll down under the NUTRITION AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY FOR CANCER SURVIVORS section, you will find this Exercise and Treatment video which discusses the importance of exercise.

Exercise During and After Cancer Care - MD Anderson Cancer Center
A cancer survivor's guide to exercise and heart rate 

Physical Activity and Cancer - National Cancer Institute
This online resource discusses why exercise should be included on your wellness journey.

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Exercise and Recovery: Treating Symptoms & Improving Well-Being (video 23:29) - Scroll down the multimedia page to the 4th video, which will offer you the encouragement to start moving, how to be aware of how you breathe, and explain why it is all important.