News tagged with cancer survivors

Improving confidence keeps breast cancer survivors exercising

(Medical Xpress)—More than 40 percent of older breast cancer survivors are insufficiently active after leaving a supervised program. But new research shows that those women who developed behavioral skills such as self-confidence ...

Oct 04, 2012
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Individualized care best for lymphedema patients: scientist

Millions of American cancer survivors experience chronic discomfort as a result of lymphedema, a common side effect of surgery and radiation therapy in which affected areas swell due to protein-rich fluid buildup. After reviewing ...

Aug 10, 2012
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