Physical Activity: One piece of the puzzle
Research has shown that breast cancer survivors who exercise have a 40% decreased chance of a recurrence. It has also shown that it reduces Cancer Related Fatigue. To help YOU be in the group of low recurrence, and lower your fatigue, TurningPoint offers virtual physical activities designed for breast cancer survivors. While these workouts are […]
Strides for Survivors: T-Shirts Available
The 4th Annual Strides for Survivors Walk, held February 1, 2020, was a huge success. Team Scalise (3 daughters who organize the event in honor of their mother, Stephanie Scalise) did an outstanding job of fundraising for TurningPoint. A record 250+ walkers registered to help raise over $9,000.00 to date. If you would like to […]
Evidence Update: The Benefits of Group Exercise
The New Year is upon us and so is the chance to create healthy habits. Participating in a formal exercise routine is one healthy habit that can have a lasting impact for every population but the impact is even greater for those who have survived breast cancer. According to Cancer Prevention and Treatment Fund exercise […]
Evidence Update: Improved Body Image–The Benefits of Progressive Muscle Relaxation Keep Adding Up!
Phase II randomized controlled trial of hypnosis versus progressive muscle relaxation for body image after breast or gynecological cancer Body image is often negatively affected following breast cancer treatment. Research suggests that body image is most negatively impacted in women who have undergone a bilateral mastectomy, although decreases are noted across all treatment types. A […]