Strategies to Prevent Cancer from Coming Back

Cancer treatments usually have two goals – to kill the cancer you have and to prevent the cancer from coming back. For example, after a cancerous tumor is removed by surgery, hormonal therapies may be used for some types of cancer to lower the chances of a recurrence. However, medical treatments are not the only way to prevent recurrence. There is growing evidence that your health habits, such as the foods you eat (or don’t eat) and the amount of exercise you get after your cancer treatment is over can also help you prevent cancer from returning. Some of these strategies are more effective than medication at reducing recurrence, and with no negative side effects! These articles all provide information that you can use to stay healthy for years to come.

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The benefits of exercise after getting diagnosed with cancer

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5 ways you can cut your risk of breast cancer

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What are the alternatives to traditional radiation therapy for breast cancer?