Incorporating daily exercise into your life is important for your overall health, but also the prevention and treatment of cancer. Exercise is proven to help control weight, reduce sex hormones and insulin, and strengthen the immune system. If you are at risk for and looking to prevent cancer, going through cancer treatment, or a cancer survivor, the ExerciseMD program can help you.

Lead Coach: Henry J. Svec Ph.D

Breast Cancer Prevention & Treatment Program

Regular exercise is important to staying healthy, but research is also showing that exercise can reduce the risk of one developing breast cancer and the recurrence of breast cancer. Whether you are looking to reduce risk, exercise while going through treatment, or are a breast cancer survivor, ExerciseMD is the program to help.

Cancer Prevention & Treatment Program

ExerciseMD prescribes exercise to help reduce risk, help with treatment, and reduce the recurrence of a number of different cancers. A daily exercise program will help control weight, strengthen the immune system, and reduce sex hormones and insulin.. For those in treatment, daily interaction with your coach will help you stay strong and motivated, and your coach will adapt your program based on how you are feeling in response to both your treatment and the prescribed exercise.

The Benefits As a Survivor:

  • Weight gain
  • Improvement of overall health and quality of life
  • Reduce chance of cancer recurrence or profession
  • Reduce prognosis
  • Increase cardiovascular fitness
  • Muscle strength
  • Body composition
  • Reduce fatigue
  • Reduce anxiety and chances of depression,
  • Improved self esteem

The Benefits During Treatment:

  • Boost your quality of life
  • Helps with fatigue
  • Help you keep or improve your physical abilities
  • Improve balance, lower risk of falls and broken bones
  • Keep muscles form wasting due to inactivity
  • Lower risk of heart disease
  • Lessen the risk of osteoporosis (weak bones that may break)
  • Improve blood flow to your legs and lower the risk of blood clots
  • Make you less dependent on others
  • Improve your self-esteem
  • Lower the risk of anxiety and depression
  • Help control your wait
  • Improve your quality of life