Fitness During And After Treatment


Fitness During And After Treatment

How do I maintain wellness during treatment?

Breast cancer treatment is different for everyone, some people will require surgery alone, others may have a combination of surgery, chemotherapy, radiation and endocrine therapy, over months or even years. It is important to remain as healthy and active as possible to limit side effects and speed up recovery time. Your specialist team of doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, dietitians and counsellors will have advice for you on the best way to care for your heath and wellbeing during and following treatment. The information below guides you through what to expect and some changes you might like to make.

Exercise following surgery

Completing exercise following surgery is an essential part of recovery and helps to prevent complications. Learn more about post-op exercises and other activities you can try here.

Keeping fit and well during treatment

There are a number of things you can do to maintain wellness during cancer treatment. Have a look at these recommendations.

Rehab after treatment

Rebuilding fitness following cancer treatment is a challenge. See our recommendations for rehab and community support in your area.

Get started

When you're ready to begin your rehab journey, fill out this form and one of our specialist breast nurses will be in touch to help.

If you have any questions or need to talk things through with someone, get in touch with our specialist breast nurses. Call 0800 226 8773 or email

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If you've got questions about our support services, get in touch.