Exercise Decreases Breast Cancer Recurrence Risk, Research Suggests

Exercise Decreases Breast Cancer Recurrence Risk, Research Suggests
Journey_Toward_Pink_Path_Jessica_Grono Getting breast cancer is tough enough the first time around. So, no one wants breast cancer to return, and most of us would do just about anything to prevent it. This week a new review surfaced about how to try to avoid repeat breast cancer cases, and the news is positive. The research regarding breast cancer and exercise was conducted by Ellen Warner, MD, of the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto, Canada, in collaboration with co-author Julia Hamer, and the findings were published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ.) Lifestyle changes, indeed, are essential, whether you're newly diagnosed or a breast cancer survivor. However, one of the best ways to avoid a breast cancer repeat is exercise. Losing weight is important, too, but regular exercise has significantly helped breast cancer patients. Warner noted that  most breast cancer patients do not do the recommended amount of weekly exercise. Exercise has always has been a major factor in staying healthy, but now to know it can reduce the chances of breast cancer returning, exercise is that much more appealing. Warner and co-author Hamer worked together by reading more than 70 articles concerning lifestyle change and reoccurrence of breast cancer. Any healthy lifestyle change makes an impact, including diet, quitting smoking, reducing alcohol, dealing with stress and sle
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