Exercise most important lifestyle change to help reduce risk of breast cancer recurrence

Breast cancer is a major risk to women. In fact, it is one of the biggest killers of women today. Although no cure is available, catching this cancer early improves the odds that you’ll overcome the disease and go on to live a wonderful life. One thing that you can do to help yourself with this goal is exercise!

Key Takeaways:

  • For breast cancer patients, physical activity and avoiding weight gain are the most important lifestyle choices that can reduce the risk of cancer recurrence and death.
  • Patients can also psychologically benefit from positive lifestyle changes, by feeling empowered, since the feeling of loss of control is one of the biggest challenges of a cancer diagnosis.
  • However, lifestyle changes should never be used as a substitute for standard therapy.

“For patients with breast cancer, physical activity and avoiding weight gain are the most important lifestyle choices that can reduce the risk of cancer recurrence and death, according to an evidence-based review.”

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/02/170221120804.htm

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