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Updated ACS guidelines for diet and physical activity aim to help cancer survivors reduce their risk for the cancer's return and for dying from cancer.
An expert panel on exercise and cancer found such strong evidence that physical activity can help some cancer survivors live longer that they created new exercise guidelines for cancer survivors. They also developed new programs to help ensure that healthcare and fitness professionals can use those guidelines to help make exercise a standard part of cancer treatment. The panel also found evidence that exercise can help prevent some cancers.
Breast cancer patients, especially if they have lymphedema, face an especially high cost of health care according to authors of a paper published March 6, 2019 in Cancer, a peer-reviewed medical journal of the American Cancer Society.