August 4, 2015

Lifestyle and Cancer: Can Diet and Exercise Make a Difference? Now Available

By cancerconnect

Exercise and Good Nutrition During and After Cancer Treatment: Your Questions Answered!

Can diet and exercise make a difference in your health and well being during and after treatment for cancer? Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center exercise and nutrition experts, Lee Jones, PhD and Cara Anselmo, MS, RDN, discusseded the impact of exercise and nutrition on cancer and answered your questions in this live web chat on CancerConnect.

Dr. Jones, Exercise Scientist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses the benefits of exercise, including how staying active can help you fare better during cancer treatment and recovery. He also talks about his related research on the efficacy and mechanisms of exercise training on cardiovascular side effects and tumor growth.

Cara Anselmo, Registered Dietician and Nutritionist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses the role of nutrition during and after cancer treatment, as well as obesity and cancer risk.

Thank you for your participation.

*The Ask the Expert Guest Series is not intended to be a substitute for healthcare professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Speak to your healthcare provider about any questions you may have regarding your health.

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