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Durkin Commends Cancer Organization for Joining Fight Against Obesity

Helen Durkin, IHRSA's executive vice president of Global Public Policy, penned the featured article today in Disruptive Women in Healthcare, an online community of thought leaders, both in and outside healthcare.

Her article discusses the link between obesity and cancer development and applauds a position statement from the American Society of Clinical Oncology confirming their commitment to join the fight against obesity.

It also highlights the important services health clubs provide in cancer wellness treatment, as well as the efforts of The IHRSA Foundation to support programs that encourage these types of initiatives that use exercise, nutrition, and stress management as a way of helping cancer survivors lead healthier lives.

Read the entire story on the Disruptive Women website.