How can health professionals most effectively help people adopt lifestyle choices that reduce their risk of cancer? The 2018 AICR Third Expert Report provides updated evidence-based recommendations for eating habits, physical activity, and healthy body weight. A new scoring system has been published that reflects these recommendations, giving researchers a tool to consistently assess habits of study participants.Read more… “New Cancer Prevention Recommendations Score: Implications for Health Professionals”
If you are 45-65 or older and your lifestyle has been more “couch potato” than active, can adding more physical activity still make a difference in your health and longevity?Read more… “New Insights about Getting Active and Staying Active”
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Changing Survivorship Concerns
Of today’s cancer survivors, 68% have passed the often-cited mark of five-year survival after diagnosis. In fact, nearly half are more than 10 years out from diagnosis. Cancer survivors can face a variety of additional health issues that vary with the type of cancer and its treatment, age, and health problems that existed or were emerging before cancer diagnosis. The good news is that these challenges are becoming more widely recognized, with whole new branches of oncology care aimed at addressing them.