• By Laurel J. Kelly

Living With Cancer: Yoga — for peacefulness of body and mind

June 7, 2019
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Yoga: Manage stress and find serenity  
Yoga brings together physical and mental disciplines that may help you achieve peacefulness of body and mind. This can help you relax, and manage the stress and anxiety associated with living with cancer. You may incorporate meditation into your yoga practice, which may help you learn to be more mindful and aware of the present moment without judgment. Learn more about yoga, and consider whether it might be right for you.

Adjuvant therapy: Treatment to keep cancer from returning  
Adjuvant therapy often is used after primary treatments, such as surgery, to lessen the chance of cancer coming back. Even if your surgery was successful at removing all visible cancer, microscopic bits of cancer sometimes remain and are undetectable with current methods. Learn about the types of treatment that might be considered and the factors that can help you and your health care provider determine whether adjuvant therapy is appropriate for you.

Bone metastasis  
Bone metastasis occurs when cancer cells spread from their original site to a bone. Nearly all types of cancer can spread to the bones, but some types of cancer are particularly likely to do so, including breast and prostate cancer. Understand the symptoms of bone metastasis and when you need to seek medical care.

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