Kristin Worley did everything right. Worley, 42, has no family history of breast cancer but still actively took steps to avoid it. She breast fed, eschewed antiperspirants, never wore underwire bras and avoided getting a mammogram, mistakenly thinking they did more harm than good.
A change in her nighttime routine may just have saved Barbara Ross’ life. One evening last spring, Ross put on her nightclothes and sat down to watch TV, rather than going straight to bed, as was her habit.
A stay-at-home mom with twin daughters, Jamie Hill was diagnosed with breast cancer in May 2017. “All I could think was, ‘I can’t leave (the girls) without a mom. I’m not going to see them go to kindergarten,’ ” said Hill, a North Canton resident. “They were not even 2.”
One of the big questions facing women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer is whether to be treated with chemotherapy to reduce their risks that the cancer will return. A new study presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology provides much-needed clarity: Most of these women can safely skip chemo.
Exercise helps keep a body healthy and lowers risk of some diseases. For women with cancer, physical activity can do many things, including control weight, improve mood, boost energy, increase sleep and be fun and social—as long as exercise is done safely.
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