According to the American Cancer Society, almost 40 percent of cancer patients will experience a recurrence. Number one on the list of ways to reduce your risk for cancer recurrence is to keep an eye on your weight. Maintaining a healthy diet and being physically active are critical components of cancer prevention. Anyone who
Cancer treatment (although necessary) can take a REAL toll on your body. If you’re a cancer survivor or someone who has just finished cancer therapy and treatment, you know that rebuilding your body can be a daunting task. But don’t worry – there are plenty of things you can do to help yourself feel strong
Since you’ve finished your cancer treatments, you may be feeling a little lost. There are so many unknowns ahead of you, and it’s hard to know where to start. Often, people, I work with explaining that it feels like they have been “dropped” by their oncologist and are left saying, “Now what?” This blog
After cancer treatment ends, many people feel drained and exhausted. Indeed, this is pretty much expected. For some, this can be long-lasting and impact their ability to get back to work, complete household chores, or be able to play with their grandkids. It can be tough to cope with the ongoing fatigue, but there are
Dealing with breast cancer is hard enough, but worrying about your diet on top of that can seem downright daunting. However, eating healthfully is key to both helping you recover and preventing cancer from coming back. In this post, we’ll give you some tips on how to make the most of your meals while you’re
If you’re one of the millions of people fighting cancer, you’re probably also battling digestive problems. Whether it’s nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or constipation, these issues can make life very uncomfortable. This blog post is for you! I’m going to give you a rundown of what to expect with digestive issues during and after cancer treatment.
Chemotherapy and radiation therapy are two common treatments for cancer. Without a doubt, radiation and chemo are both hard on the body. Often, patients will be prescribed supplements to take during treatment. However, not all supplements are safe to take while undergoing chemotherapy or radiation therapy. In this blog post, we will discuss what supplements
Not all cancer care is created equal! Cancer is a frightening word for most people. When we hear it, images of debilitating diseases and long, painful treatments with many meds come to mind. What many people don’t realize is that treating a body with cancer can look differently for most people, and not all cancer