In the past, people being treated for cancer were often told by their doctor to rest and reduce their physical activity. But today, many cancer care teams are urging their patients to be active during treatment. Here you can learn about the possible benefits of physical activity, as well as the cautions that cancer patients should consider. You'll also find tips for exercising safely.
Find out more about staying active during and after cancer treatment. Learn about the importance of exercise, as well as what you need to know if you are planning on working during treatment or returning to work afterwards.
This section of our Home Care guide provides a brief overview of exercise for the cancer patient.
Whether you're planning on continuing to work during cancer treatment or returning to work once treatment is completed, information in this section can help you know what to expect.