What's new: The business case for wellness programs in senior living.

Scientific research

Back to previous page

Weight training improves symptoms for breast cancer survivors

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer affecting women, although men also have the disease (National Cancer Institute). In the past, survivors who had surgery were advised to avoid weight training because of symptoms of lymphedema, a swelling in the arm and hand. New research suggests that, instead, lifting weights may be the way to control lymphedema.

This is a benefit of membership. If you are not an ICAA member you will need to purchase a membership for access. To learn more, please visit http://www.icaa.cc/membership/whyicaa.htm

icaa 100 members