Moving Through Cancer for People Living with and Beyond Cancer
About Cancer Exercise Research
Cancer Exercise Research started in 1999, as a partnership between BC Cancer and the University of British Columbia (UBC), with the Cancer Exercise Training Centre as a site for the seminal research on the safety and benefit of exercise during breast cancer treatment.
Evidence has shown that exercise and healthy eating may lower the relative risk of cancer mortality and recurrence, and can improve physical functioning, quality of life, and cancer-related fatigue, as well as help patients maintain a healthy weight and ease adverse treatment side effects.
With this in mind, our research team continues to do research to better understand how exercise can be used best to support the needs of people living with and beyond cancer.
To provide evidence-informed, supervised, structured exercise and rehabilitation programming to persons receiving treatment for breast cancer and other cancers through: