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New guidelines help cancer survivors exercise and eat better

Published: May 03, 2012


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July 01, 2012

Nod to anonymous.Cancer preventing diet is quite possibly the single most important factor in recovery.

June 20, 2012

This guidelines article might give a new hope for cancer survivors.

June 20, 2012

Sounds good news for all the cancer patients who want to survive more.

June 19, 2012

3 Very Important Cancer Fighting steps to Stop re-occurrence In its place. Eating Cancer Fighting Foods and Proper Exercise Like Cycling, Running, Walking

Paul Blackburn
June 18, 2012

This is good news for cancer patients. It will revitalize their life and improve personal development.

JaQuita Burgess
June 15, 2012

Are natural products such as bioidentical progesterone safer than synthetic hormones or not. I’m still very unsure about the long term effects of HRT.

June 14, 2012

It is my understanding they were cnnisderiog using genetically modified mosquitoes to administer my chemo but it would have required mosquitoes the size of turkeys. The problem is the largest mosquito they have been able to engineer so far are the size of a small duck. Unless there is a scientific breakthrough in the immediate future the Borg plan will remain the preferred form of treatment.

June 08, 2012

What really needs to happen is that doctors in general need to be better educated about exercise and nutrition as a preventative measure instead of just throwing drugs at everything.

Elizabeth Miller
May 30, 2012

This is interesting to me that these studies are focused to cancer survivors. Their research is in line with health/eating/exercise guidelines that are recommended for everyone.

I believe that we are all given guidelines to exercise weekly, limit calories if we are overweight, and eat fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. We work with addiction patients and these guidelines apply to them as well when they finish their program.

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