Yoga Holds Benefits for Breast Cancer Survivors

January 27, 2014 9:19 PM

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Yoga Holds Benefits for Breast Cancer Survivors

Women who are recovering from breast cancer treatment may have even more reasons to sign up for a yoga class, with a new study suggesting the practice can lessen cancer-related fatigue and reduce inflammation in the body.

It's the first exercise trial in breast cancer survivors to show reductions in inflammation, said study researcher Janice Kiecolt-Glaser, a professor of psychiatry and psychology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus.

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