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Support for Mind and Body

Yoga as Alternative Therapy for Cancer

Yoga means "union"—a union of the mind, body, and spirit—and uses slow movement, precise posture, meditation, and breathing exercises to reach a state of relaxation.

Physical Exercise for Cancer

Exercise is an effective activity for many people with cancer. Scientists are still learning about how physical activity helps cancer patients and what impact it has on the immune system.

Maintaining Quality of Life When You Have Cancer

To help you make the transition back to your pre-cancer lifestyle, ask your doctor and other specialists to design a rehabilitation program for you. Its goal should be to strengthen you both physically and mentally.

Medications

Taking Antidepressant Medications

If you have been asked to take drugs for your feelings of depression. To take antidepressant drugs safely, you will need this safety information.
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