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  • LIVESTRONG at the West Roxbury Y is an adult cancer survivor program focusing on improving participants' physical health through exercise. Participants are involved in a research project conducted by Dana-Farber and the Yale School of Public Health to gauge the overall effects of the LIVESTRONG program on cancer survivors.

Tags: Exercise, Survivorship

  • Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro is using the "Healthy Steps" movement program to help cancer patients with therapeutic exercises to enhance well-being. The program follows the Lebed Method of movement, a tested approach developed at Dana-Farber.

Tags: Exercise

  • Dr. Jennifer Ligibel commented on ways that women can reduce breast cancer risk by exercising, maintaining a healthy weight, and avoiding hormone replacement therapy.

Tags: BreastCancer, Exercise

  • Dr. Bruce Spiegelman and his research team may have finally found a molecular link between a workout and a healthy brain.

Tags: BasicResearch, Exercise

  • New findings show colon cancer patients who spend more time walking and fewer hours on the couch are less likely to die over the seven to eight years after being diagnosed. Dr. Jeffrey Meyerhardt comments on the study.

Tags: ColonCancer, Exercise

  • Dr. Jennifer Ligibel co-led a study, presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO),that evaluated cancer survivors for quality of life, physical activity and fitness. Additional authors of the study include Drs. Sara Tolaney, Erica Mayer, Rachel Yung and Rachel Freedman.

Tags: Exercise, Survivorship

  • Uzo Aduba, most well-known for playing Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren on the Netflix show, “Orange Is The New Black,” will run in the 2015 Boston Marathon as part of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team.

Tags: Exercise, JimmyFund, Development

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