A regular exercise routine can reduce a woman's risk for breast cancer. Breast Fitness: An Optimal Exercise and Health Plan for Reducing Your Risk of Breast Cancer
(St. Martin's Press, Oct. 2000, 288 pps) examines the roles of exercise, diet and weight control in health maintenance and surviving breast cancer.
Authors Anne McTiernan, research associate professor of epidemiology and geriatrics; Julie Gralow, assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Oncology and Lisa Talbott, health and fitness consultant at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, present the latest research on the connection between breast health and fitness. Also, personal narratives from breast cancer survivors explain how exercise and fitness expedited recovery.