Lifestyle Modifications


American Cancer Society Guideline on Nutrition and Activity During and After Cancer Treatment

This guideline from the American Cancer Society is linked from the American Academy of Family Physicians website.  The Guideline provides concise and practical advice on nutrition and physician activity.

Breast Cancer Risk Reduction Guidelines

This module from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network provides detailed education and recommendations for breast cancer risk reduction strategies.

Reducing Risk of Recurrence: Ten Lifestyle Changes that May Help

Model for a Community Based Exercise Program for Cancer Survivors: Taking Patient Care to the Next Level

Journal of Oncology Practice, Volume 7, # 4, July, 2011, pp. 252-256. First author: Haas, Barbara K.

Management of Unexplained Symptoms in Survivors of Cancer

Journal of Oncology Practice, Volume 6, # 6, November, 2010, pp. 308-311. First author: Feuerstein, Michael

Quality of Life after Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Survival

Journal of Clinical Oncology, Volume 29, # 4, February 1, 2011, pp. 406-412. First author: Epplein, Meira

The Effect of Education in the Managing Side Effects of Women Receiving Chemotherapy for Treatment of Breast Cancer

Oncology Nursing Forum, Volume 31,# 1, Jan.-Feb., 2004, pp. E 16-23. First author: Williams,SA

How do I Treat Hot Flashes in Cancer Survivors?

Oncology Times, Volume 33, # 21, November 10, 2011, pp. 24-5. Author: Loprinzi, Charles

Ready to Change Lifestyle? The Feasibility of Exercise Interventions in Cancer Patients

Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 2010, pp. 211-221. Author: Stevinson, Clare

Yoga Program Reduces Muscle Pain in Women with Breast Cancer taking Aromatase Inhibitors

This article highlights an abstract presented at the June, 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

U.S. Preventative Services Task Force guideline for Breast Cancer Chemoprevention

NEW and RENEW: Building the Case for Weight Loss in Breast Cancer

Journal of Clinical Oncology, Volume 30, # 19, pp. 2294-2296, July 1, 2012.  Authors: Ligibel, Jennifer A. and Goodwin, Pamela J.