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: Self-Care in Breast Cancer Recovery
Breast cancer is an extremely challenging life event that can occur and impact one’s outlook on life. While focus on quality of life has traditionally centered on physical well-being, current research is showing a multitude of other factors that influence a woman’s quality of life. A recent literature review explored the existing research and showed […]
Evidence Update: Why is Exercise Important for Breast Cancer Survivors?
Establishing a consistent and comprehensive exercise routine that involves upper and lower body strengthening as well as a cardiovascular component should be a goal for all individuals. This is especially important for breast cancer survivors who may benefit from interventions that can offset the side-effects related to breast cancer treatment. A recent study confirms the […]