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Tuesday
Dec152015

IHRSA and American Cancer Society Team up to Discuss Healthy Eating and Active Living for Cancer Survivors

Representatives of the nutrition, physical activity and cancer advocacy communities gathered on Capitol Hill last week to discuss the effect that healthy lifestyle practices such as regular exercise and a healthy diet play in preventing and treating various forms of cancer. Co-convened by IHRSA, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the “Nutrition and Physical Activity Interventions for Cancer Prevention, Treatment, and Survivorship” policy seminar showcased evidence-based community initiatives to reduce cancer risk and recurrence, increase quality of life, and improve cancer outcomes and overall health.

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