Diet and Exercise
Telephone Intervention Helps Breast Cancer Survivors Set—and Meet—Lifestyle Goals
A new telephone-based intervention for breast cancer survivors is showing promise, and it involves them becoming more actively engaged in goal setting and problem solving with an eye toward accelerating their recovery by engaging in health-promoting activities such as exercise, stress management and healthy eating.
Jacquelyn Lauria, RN, on Lifestyle Changes After Cancer
Jacquelyn Lauria, a nurse at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, offers tips on how to make lifestyle changes after a cancer diagnosis.
Anees B. Chagpar Explains the Impact of Lifestyle Changes on Reducing Breast Cancer Risk
Oncologist Anees B. Chagpar sums up the various studies that have looked at lifestyle changes and cancer risk.
Joan Lunden Discusses the Physical and Emotional Effects of Breast Cancer Treatment
Journalist Joan Lunden shares her experience with breast cancer, side effects and working through treatment.
New Studies Show Importance of Diet for Lowering Breast Cancer Risk and Preventing Recurrence
Two recent studies outline the importance of nutrition in preventing obesity-related cancers, as well as the potential benefits of a nutrition education intervention in preventing breast cancer recurrence.
Women With Triple-Negative Breast Cancer May Reap Greater Survival Benefit From Nutrition Intervention
Findings from a long-term analysis of the Women's Intervention Nutrition Study (WINS) show that the deaths of women with hormone receptorâ€“negative breast cancers were reduced by up to 54 percent when they followed a program to reduce their dietary fat intake, which could provide benefit for patients with triple-negative breast cancer.
Chewing the Fat
People with cancer are encouraged to engage in honest, early discussions about diet with healthcare providers, not only to help them feel better during treatment, but also so that they will worry less.
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