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Taking care of yourself physically, mentally and emotionally after treatment is just as important, if not more so, than it was while you were going through treatment.  Doing this contributes to your “,” which is a measure of your , , and well-being.

Your is your ability to enjoy all that life has to offer. As a you have a “new lease on life” and may experience a renewed sense of self that lets you live a life full of meaning and purpose. 

Perhaps now you are more deliberate when choosing how you manage your health, what you want to do with your time and how you live your life. This all gives a sense of purpose and meaning to your life, something different than before your diagnosis.  

After treatment, any long-term effects or aftereffects that you experience, such as , , and , might influence your . It is difficult to anticipate what you will encounter as a .  Once you have a better on you and your life, you can devise your

Carrying out your successfully will help you and enhance your . It will also help direct you along a path of living an integrated health and wellness lifestyle so that you can , and yourself and your life after treatment.

The has created guidelines aimed at improving among cancer . ACS recommends doing three things: Engaging in physical activity, eating five servings a day of fruit and vegetables and stopping smoking. 

In the ACS study, researchers looked for an association between the three recommendations and . The analysis showed that who met the lifestyle recommendations, particularly engaging in physical activity, achieved a higher .

In addition, a study conducted by the notes that there is a strong correlation between in and physical exercise.

Therefore, incorporating nutrition, exercise and healthy lifestyle habits into your daily routine after treatment is vital to your

The following resources provide detailed information to help you learn more about how to enhance your :


Mayo Clinic:

American Cancer Society:

For more information on , go to . You can share your knowledge and experience with other at or start a discussion in our .

Breast Cancer Partner Events

September 29, 2012
'Pamper Me Pink' Breast Cancer Event, Floyd County, IN

September 22 – October 28, 2012
Shine Your Light Bright for the Cancer Fight, San Marcos, TX

September 29, 2012
Pink October Velvet Sessions with Bret Michaels, Hard Rock Hotel, Universal Orlando, Orlando, FL

September 30, October 3, 2012
American College of Lifestyle Medicine Conference – “Treating the Cause”, Orlando, FL

September 30, 2012
Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K Race, Washington, D.C.

October 3, 2012
The Beauty of Caring Event, San Francisco, CA

October 11, 2012
Cancer and Careers Online Event Legal & Insurance Issues to Consider

October 13 – 14, 2012
Lance Armstrong Foundation Live Long Run, Walk, Ride Event, Hallandale Beach, FL

October20, 2012
SASS Foundation 18th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Day, Uniondale, NY

October 27 – 30
AACR Cancer Health Disparities Conference, San Diego, CA

November 15, 2012
Cancer and Careers Online Event Re-Entering the Workforce After Short & Long Absences


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