If a woman has been diagnosed with breast cancer, her risk of being diagnosed with a second primary cancer increases as her weight increases.
About 65% of women diagnosed with breast cancer don't meet national exercise recommendations after they've been diagnosed, and Black women are much less likely to meet exercise recommendations than white women.
Women who did 5 hours of moderate exercise per week before being diagnosed with breast cancer were much less likely to have heart problems after treatment compared to women who exercised for less time.
Doing the minimum amount of recommended exercise per week — 2.5 hours — both before and after being diagnosed with breast cancer with a high risk of recurrence is linked to better survival and a lower risk of recurrence.
Postmenopausal women who exercised regularly in the last 4 years had a lower risk of breast cancer than women who exercised less during that time; women who had exercised regularly between 5 and 9 years earlier but were less active in the past 4 years didn't have a lower risk of breast cancer.
A study found that with targeted support and encouragement, overweight women who had been diagnosed with breast cancer were able to make lifestyle changes that helped them lose about 6% of their body weight after a year.
A new study confirms that people who regularly exercised after cancer treatment felt better physically and emotionally compared to people who didn't exercise regularly.
Women with a history of breast cancer who have high levels of abdominal and intramuscular fat have a higher risk of heart disease, even if they have a normal BMI.
A new study found that post-menopausal women who regularly did intense exercise for a year had lower levels of estradiol, a type of estrogen, compared to women who didn't exercise.
A study has found that the Strength After Breast Cancer program, an education and gradual exercise program, can be successfully implemented in a larger, real-world setting. The study also found certain factors that could make the program less successful and offered solutions.
Women diagnosed with early-stage disease are less likely to have heart problems if they exercise regularly.
Research suggests that a careful weight lifting program that starts with light weights and gradually increases after breast cancer surgery doesn't increase lymphedema risk and could possibly lower the risk of developing lymphedema.
Diagnosed women gained an average of about 4 pounds more than women who hadn't been diagnosed.
Women treated for breast cancer who did more moderate-to-vigorous exercise reported fewer memory problems.
Research suggests that women with more muscle mass were likely to have milder chemotherapy side effects than women with less muscle mass.
Regular group exercise can improve quality of life for women with breast cancer.
A study suggests that women who exercise for more than an hour a day have about a 12% lower risk of breast cancer compared to women who don't exercise.
Women at high risk of arm and shoulder problems who started a physical therapist–led exercise program about a week after breast cancer surgery with no reconstruction had better upper arm mobility than women who received standard care.
Maintaining a healthy weight and exercising 5 or more hours per week may help reduce the risk of chemotherapy-induced neuropathy.
Regular exercise may increase the life expectancy of breast cancer survivors by lowering survivors' increased risk of heart disease and Type 2 diabetes, along with recurrence.
Vigorous exercise may lower the risk of breast cancer in post-menopausal women.
The American Cancer Society has released new guidelines on diet and exercise during and after cancer treatment.
Researchers urge women who have had breast cancer treatment to keep their heart health in mind as they build long-term health.
Six or more hours of strenuous exercise per week can reduce the risk of breast cancer.