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Physical Activity and Cancer Treatment

In the past, people being treated for a chronic illness like cancer were often told to rest and reduce their physical activity. This is good advice if movement causes pain, rapid heart rate, or shortness of breath. But newer research has shown that exercise is not only safe and possible […]

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Understanding Cancer

Cancer is a general term that represents a wide range of different conditions in the body. Cancers can have different characteristics, locations, and treatments, but they all represent uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells. Cancer starts out as a single cell that turns into an abnormal cell, possibly from genetic and […]

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Eating Well During Cancer Treatment

People with cancer can have different diet needs depending on the type of cancer and treatment. Some may need more protein and calories, and some may need to eat low-fiber foods instead of high-fiber foods. Either way, it is important to eat and nourish your body. A dietitian can help […]