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Exercise may increase breast cancer survival

In Breast Cancer Risks, Lifestyle, Research, Spotlight by Karina Cox

Exercise may increase breast cancer survival and improve symptoms of fatigue after breast cancer treatment. The Australian Exercise for Health trials presented their work at the 2017 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium and showed that an individually – prescribed and monitored exercise programme started during breast cancer treatment and continued for 8 months improved overall survival in women less than …

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Breast cancer risk & lifestyle factors

In Breast Cancer Risks, Research, Trials by Karina Cox

The World Cancer Research Fund and American Institute for Cancer Research established the continuous update programme to monitor all relevant studies and trials looking at the links between cancer risk and lifestyle factors. At the 2017 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium they presented the updated findings for breast cancer. For pre-menopausal women, it is estimated that vigorous exercise will reduce …

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Acupuncture helps joint pain

In Research, Spotlight, Treatments by Karina Cox

Acupuncture helps joint pain in women taking hormone therapy after breast cancer At the recent San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium in the US, Dr Dawn Hershman from Columbia University, New York presented the interesting results of her study. She and her team looked at the effectiveness of acupuncture as a treatment for the often severe joint pains that can accompany …