The role exercise plays in cancer care is becoming increasingly important. Exercise is known to be safe and helpful for cancer survivors during and after treatment, and oncologists and their teams continue to recommend it for their patients.
Published board member and contributor. The Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO) produced an evidence-based guideline on use of integrative therapies during and after breast cancer treatment thatwas determined to be relevant to the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) membership. ASCO considered the guideline for endorsement.
“We have the same methodologies of CrossFit—functional fitness, constantly varied, high intensity—but we focus our programming on the specific needs of cancer survivors,” says Sami Mansfield, co-founder of BUILD.
In Episode 17, we hear how Sami’s love of physical fitness and passion to serve the members of her community battling cancer is revolutionizing the medical community’s understanding of what is possible when it comes to quality of life during cancer treatment.