(KMOV) – National health experts are urging cancer patients to stay active.
Cancer fitness classes are popping up across the country. The instructors are geared towards meeting the patient’s needs.
Studies show staying active improves quality of life and helps cancer-related fatigue. It can also counteract side effects caused by chemotherapy drugs.
The exercise helps patients keep off excess weight which research shows can cut down the chance of recurrence.
The Greater St. Louis Wellness Community is just one area organization that offers exercise classes for cancer patients.
Click here to find out more information about the Greater St. Louis Wellness Community.
For breaking news alerts, text KMOVNEWS to 21321
Have you seen the forecast for tomorrow?
Get the latest St. Louis weather forecast