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Physical Activity

Physical activity can benefit people with cancer. Exercise can improve mood, general health and well being, can reduce the symptoms of fatigue and the risk of developing other long term health conditions. This section provides information about physical activity during and after treatment.

Video Resources...

Exercise (Podcast)

Kate Walsh, Team GB Women’s Hockey Captain reads this podcast produced by The Christie NHS Foundation Trust in Manchester. In it, she talks about the importance of staying active following a cancer diagnosis.

Macmillan Move More campaign

As part of the ‘Move More’ campaign, Macmillan Cancer Support has produced an exercise DVD, specifically for people living with and beyond cancer. You can order the full Move More pack via the Macmillan website, but we’ve posted the video here for you too.

Resistance Training

Dr Liz O’Riordan explaining the importance of resistance training for breast cancer survivors

Cancer Care Map

To find other services or support on this topic, visit Cancer Care Map and enter your postcode to find what is available near you.

The Cancer Care Map