Diet and Exercise
Patient-Reported Tool Highlights the Role of Nutrition in Overall Health for Geriatric Patients with Cancer
To gain a better understanding of the issues faced by geriatric patients with cancer, and to determine how much of a role nutrition plays in outcomes, Dr. Grant Williams, a geriatrician oncologist and assistant professor at the University of Alabama, Birmingham, worked with colleagues to create a patient-reported assessment tool that bridges the knowledge gap in this patient population.
Reading Updated Food Nutrition Labels May Help People Adhere to Dietary Guidelines and Prevent Cancer
Paying attention to the updated nutritional labels on food can help Americans stay within dietary guidelines and prevent illness, including cancer.
Exercise May Help Prevent Cancer or its Recurrence
Exercise may help prevent cancer or its recurrence and improve quality of life for survivors of the disease.
Early Evidence Shows Fasting, Keto Diet May Make Chemo and Some Other Cancer Treatments More Effective and Easier to Tolerate
Cancer loves glucose, which is why fasting, restricting calorie consumption or following the ketogenic diet may make chemotherapy and some other cancer treatments more effective and easier to tolerate, early evidence shows.
Physical Activity and Reduced Sitting Linked to Improved Health in Older Adults Regardless of Cancer History
A study assessing the value of movement found that it improved physical and mental health in older adults who had survived cancer, as well as those with no history of the disease.
How To Exercise After Cancer Treatment During COVID-19
Exercise after cancer treatment is often a journey unto itself, but during the COVID-19 pandemic, it has become increasingly challenging. Hear from one pancreatic cancer survivor on how he changed his exercise routine.
Intake of Certain Foods Associated with Postmenopausal Breast Cancer
Women who consumed the highest level of dietary advanced glycation end products had a higher risk of breast cancer, particularly advanced stage disease, compared with those who consumed the lowest.
A Taste For Wellness: Warming Winter Fare
Soup, cider and salmon help keep the body full and fueled when it’s frigid outdoors.
Make Exercise Work For You
Maintaining a good self-image in the face of body changes caused by cancer and chemotherapy is tough. However, exercise was able to boost one cancer patient’s morale and self-image.
Summer Snacktime: Raspberry Mint Smoothie Recipe
We’re ending our #CURESummerSnacktime series with a raspberry mint smoothie recipe that’s sure to cool you down as we enter the last days of summer!
Summer Snacktime: Avocado and Herb Salad Recipe
This avocado and herb recipe is packed with flavor and health benefits.
Summer Snacktime: Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream Recipe
Once you try this week’s #CURESummerSnacktime recipe for Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream, we bet you’ll be adding this cool, creamy concoction into your weekly rotation.
Summer Snacktime: Strawberry, Basil and Ricotta Toast Recipe
This week’s refreshing Summer Snacktime recipe makes our editors hungry just by looking at it. If you’re a fan of basil, strawberries or ricotta, we think it might have the same effect on you!
'The Golden Years': For A Cancer Survivor Too?
A two-time cancer survivor suggests what life after mid-life can be, even for cancer survivors.
Cancer, Weight and 'The Blame Game'
Breast cancer links to weight, diet and exercise are all over the news, but remember this: You are not to blame.
What to Know About Nutrition Therapy During Cancer Treatment
An oncology dietitian offered advice on how to improve appetite and eat healthy before, during and after treatment for gastrointestinal cancers.
How to Eat Well at Work During and After Cancer
Experts offered tips on quick, healthy office meals and snacks while fighting cancer’s side effects.
Encouraging Fitness and Fellowship
In this essay, Honora R. Miller nominates a special oncology nurse practitioner, Joanna M. Losito, Sutter Health Palo Alto Medical Foundation–Sunnyvale Center, Sunnyvale, California, for CURE®’s 2019 Extraordinary Healer® Award.
Cancer Treatment, Resilience and a Brother Made of Concrete
Can fitness make you physically prepared for a medical detour?
Cancer Destroyed My Figure so I Ate to Comfort Myself
After I lost my real breasts, I gave up hope of ever having a "nice" body again.
Risk of Breast Cancer Death Could Be Reduced by Low-Fat Diet
Two oncology dietitians weigh in on the results of a recent study that show a low-fat diet rich in fruits, vegetables and grains can reduce the risk of dying from breast cancer.
A Taste for Wellness: Meals in Under 45 Minutes
Breakfast, lunch and dinner options that require minimal prep work and time.
Taking Back Control: Exercise and Nutrition Boost Survivor Well-Being
Survivors find that physical activity and sound nutrition lower health risks and boost well-being.
An expert from John Theurer Cancer Center shares three recipes to help fight winter’s germs.
Findings Link Diet Soda With Reduced Risk of Colon Cancer Recurrence
A daily dose of diet soda may help protect survivors of colon cancer from disease recurrence and death.
Sweet Surrender: Will Cutting Out Sugar Help You Prevent Cancer?
Banishing sugar and extra body fat can be important tools in preventing cancer.
Cancer Survivor Weight Gain Guilt And Fear
Many people struggle with extra weight and cancer survivors often do it with extra helpings of fear and guilt. See if these thoughts can help!
Movement, Moderation and Mindfulness: Being Proactive About Diet and Exercise
Exercise and nutrition are essential to improving a variety of facets revolving around the continuum of cancer — from prevention to diagnosis and treatment to survivorship care.
How Yoga Can Help in the Cancer Recovery Process
Yoga has a number of benefits for survivors who are recovering from cancer treatments.
Healthy Weight and Breast Cancer
Keeping a healthy weight is vital for everyone, especially breast cancer survivors.
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