BOOK REVIEW Fight Breast Cancer with Exercise

Debbie Benoit, Diana Taylor

Abstract


Dr. J. Vallance and Dr. K. Courneya created an informative 93-page patient resource booklet outlining the benefits of physical activity for individuals dealing with breast cancer. There are 12 concise chapters in this brightly coloured booklet. Each chapter has an upbeat title such as, The Evidence is Building; Your Mission; and, Where the Rubber Hits the Road. The information in the book is well laid out with photos of a variety of people taking part in various types of physical activity. There are personalized inserts from individuals living with cancer describing the benefits they derived from exercise during their treatments. They discussed the benefits of an array of activities in relation to breast cancer including cycling, yoga, walking, and biking, as well as weight lifting. 


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