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Lung CancerLifestyle

Exercise Helps Throughout the Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Journey

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Running on treadmill at gym
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Doctor talking to patient.
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Lung Cancer Can Pose Exercise Challenges


Stretching before working out after chemo.
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You Can Exercise at Any Point in Lung Cancer Treatment


working out in bursts.
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Lung Cancer Means Simpler Exercise Goals


Walking in field.
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Aerobic Exercise, Built Up Slowly, Improves Lung Capacity


Using dumbells.
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Strength Training Helps Rebuild Lost Muscle Mass


Woman breathing deeply outside
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Breathing Techniques Improve Respiration and Relaxation


Stretching with trainer
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Stretching Helps Improve Breathing and Range of Motion


Good posture at home desk.
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Good Posture Increases Lung Capacity


working with trainer.
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Lung Cancer Side Effects Require Caution


Yoga class
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Check Out Fitness Classes Designed for Cancer Patients


Sheila M. Eldred

Sheila M. Eldred

@milepostmedia

Sheila Mulrooney Eldred is a graduate of Columbia’s School of Journalism and a former newspaper reporter. As a freelance health journalist, she writes about everything from deadly diseases to elite athletes, including superbugs, opioids, ticks, and laughter yoga. Her stories have appeared in The New York Times, Nature, FiveThirtyEight, Pacific Standard, STAT News, and other publications. In her spare time, she and her family love running, cross-country skiing, and mountain biking in Minneapolis.