Exercises

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Yoga for Cancer Patients – Bed Exercises | Roswell Park Patient Education

Learn bed exercises and relaxation techniques that can be done in your bed as part of our Patient Education’s Yoga for Cancer Patients series. Presented by Roswell Park’s Patient Education Department.

How can yoga benefit women with breast cancer?

New study shows yoga can regulate stress hormones and improve quality of life for women with breast cancer undergoing radiation therapy. For women with breast cancer undergoing radiation therapy, yoga offers unique benefits beyond fighting fatigue, according to research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The preliminary findings were first reported in […]

Tibetan Yoga for Cancer Patients

Tibetan yoga instructor M. Alejandro Chaoul, Ph.D. describes the elements of Tibetan yoga and how they can be of value to the cancer patient. Chaoul, an assistant professor in M.D. Anderson’s department of Palliative cancer and Rehabilitation Medicine teaches Tibetan yoga to cancer patients and caregivers at M. D. Anderson. Read more about Tibetan yoga […]

How Yoga Can Help Cancer Patients | UPMC HealthBeat

Learn more about integrative oncology and how yoga can help cancer patients cope during treatment. For more, visit UPMC.com/HealthBeat.

How Exercise Helps You Prevent Cancer

Want to prevent cancer? Exercise! In this Health Smarts video, fitness expert Mike Clark, DPT, explains how exercise and everyday physical activity cuts your risk of colon and other types of cancer risk by up to 15%.

Exercise and Cancer

Cristina Mutchler reports on a cancer survivor who’s spreading the gospel of exercise.

Physical activity for cancer risk reduction

Regular exercise can help lower your risk for many types of cancer by helping you maintain a healthy weight and lose fat. Research shows it produces hormones that help reduce stress and lower your blood pressure. We recommend you aim for 150 minutes of moderate physical activity or 75 minutes of more vigorous physical activity […]