Exercising Control: Study Shows Yoga Can Help Breast Cancer Survivors

December 6, 2014 9:53 am
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Janice Kielcolt-Glaser

Practicing yoga for as little as three months can reduce fatigue and lower inflammation in breast cancer survivors, according to a study at Ohio State’s Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James). The results were better the more the women practiced. At the study’s six-month point – three months after the formal yoga practice had ended – fatigue was 57 percent lower,...
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OSUCCC – James Cancer Patient and Survivor Virginia McCammon

December 4, 2014 12:18 pm
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Virginia McCammon

This week on Toward a Cancer-Free World, we hear a true story of hope from OSUCCC – James Cancer patient, Virginia McCammon, whose story of inspiration and survivorship started more than 40 years ago. Watch her story in the video below.

8 Things to Do When You Know Someone with Cancer

August 26, 2014 6:54 am
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8 Things to Do When You Know Someone with Cancer

When a friend, loved one or someone close to you is diagnosed with cancer, you may find it difficult to talk to that person. The eight tips below may help you show your support when talking with people who have cancer. 1. Maintain a sense of normalcy. When someone close to you shares that he or she has cancer, your relationship will likely change. However, it is important to...
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5 Physical Changes To Expect From Cancer

July 1, 2014 6:55 am
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5 Physical Changes To Expect From Cancer

When undergoing cancer treatment, it’s important to understand that your body will change. Whether your body looks different or you simply feel that you look different, recognizing the physical changes in your body and coping with them in a healthy way is crucial to your well-being. These physical changes can be a result of cancer itself or side effects from the treatment you are receiving. Regardless of their cause,...
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