Exercise during and after cancer treatment has been shown to improve physical and emotional wellbeing and improve your ability to cope with the side effects of treatment.
When you are less active your muscle strength and fitness decrease. A physiotherapist or exercise physiologist are the best people to assist you to develop a program designed specifically for you. Ask your specialist doctor or nurse to refer you.
How much exercise?
EXercise MEDicine is a program for people with cancer. The recommended amounts of exercise to achieve the greatest benefits are: