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National Guidelines Stress Exercise for Cancer Patients and Survivors

By David Haas–Guest BloggerThe latest national guidelines on physical activity and exercise urge fitness regimens for cancer patients and survivors. Researchers, cancer doctors and fitness experts everywhere are spreading a new message for people with cancer: avoid inactivity and get moving.Traditionally, doctors advised cancer patients to avoid vigorous activity in favor of bed rest. This

 
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Cancer patients benefit from fitness activities with improved health, increased life-expectancy

By Liz Davies –Guest BloggerPeople undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatments often feel less inclined to exercise, since the side effects of cancer treatments often include intense fatigue, discomfort and even pain. For years, doctors have given the advice that people undergoing cancer treatments should rest as much as possible. However, new studies suggest that exercise

 
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