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Athletes & Cancer
Athletes aren’t immune to cancer. Take a look at this compilation of athletes who have been diagnosed with cancer during their playing careers. They inspire us.
Of course, most of us aren’t elite athletes, but many cancer survivors reclaim their power through sports.
These resources are helpful:
- What athletes should know about cancer
- An exercise program for you: Five tips for cancer survivors
- Exercise advice for surviving cancer, and maybe preventing it
- For cancer prevention month: A call for action, not perfection
Especially timely is this article:
Although our wellness classes and programs have been sidelined because of Covid-19, we hope to resume them when it is safe to do so.
Until then, be safe and be well. _________________________________________
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