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When you’re dealing with cancer, the different treatments and their side effects can take a toll on your body. Incorporating a manageable exercise routine into your treatment plan can help you feel better and recuperate faster.
Yet, it’s not that easy to find the right mix of activity during the cold and snowy Midwest winters. Ask your healthcare team about incorporating these forms of exercise as you undergo cancer treatment in the winter:
You may need to adjust your exercise routine throughout your cancer treatment. Here are some tips to keep in mind:
Before starting any exercise routine, consult with your healthcare team to develop a plan that is safe and manageable, based on your individual diagnosis, treatment regimen and fitness level.
Learn more about cancer supports services at Edward-Elmhurst Health.
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