Resources on Exercise and Fitness for Cancer Survivors
By Cathy Rayment, BC Cancer Agency Library

The BC Cancer Agency Libraries and Cancer Information Centres have many resources on exercise and fitness after cancer. Check the BCCA Library online catalogue or drop by a BCCA regional centre to borrow these items. The Library will mail items (with free return mailing) to people across BC and the Yukon. BC Cancer Library

BOOKS

    Be fit for life : a guide to successful aging : a wellness, weight management and fitness program you can live with
    Gambert, Steven R - Hackensack, NJ
    World Scientific, 2010. QT255 G189 2010

    Body basics for breast cancer : your guide to recovery and continued health!
    Webb, Karen - Thornbury, ON
    Birchcliff Publishing Inc. 2006. WP870 W365 2006

    Breast cancer survivor's fitness plan : reclaim health, regain strength, live longer
    Kaelin, Carolyn M - New York, NY
    McGraw-Hill, 2007. WP870 B829k 2007

    Cancer fitness : exercise programs for cancer patients and survivors
    Schwartz, Anna L - New York, NY
    Simon & Schuster, 2004. QZ266 S399c 2004

    Exercise and cancer recovery
    Schneider, Carole M; Dennehy, Carolyn A; Carter, Susan D - Champaign, IL.
    Human Kinetics, c2003. QZ266 S358e 2003

    Thriving after breast cancer : essential healing exercises for body and mind
    Davis, Sherry Lebed; Gunning, Stephanie - New York, NY
    Broadway Books, 2002. WP870 D264 2002

    Yoga and breast cancer : a journey to health and healing
    Kollak, Ingrid; Utz-Billing, Isabell - New York, NY
    Demos Health, 2011. WP870 K81y 2011


RESOURSES AVAILABLE ONLINE

DVDS

    Breast cancer survivor's guide to fitness
    Kaelin, Carolyn; Gardiner, Josie; Prouty, Joy - Boston, MA
    Brigham and Women's Hospital, 2005. WP870 K11b 2005

    Celebrate strength : a fitness DVD made for and by breast cancer survivors
    Survivors' Training; Rahn, Wendy; Skinner, Cathy; Swami, Sandara - St. Paul, MN
    Survivors' Training, 2008. WP870 C392 2008

    Classical stretch : the Esmonde technique : breast cancer : rehabilitation post-surgery
    Esmonde-White, Miranda - Montreal, QC
    Classical Stretch, 2002. WP870 E76 2002

    Strength and courage : exercises for breast cancer survivors
    Poppenberg, Janette; Johnson, Kathy; Cowden, Sharon - Pittsburgh, PA
    Magee-Women’s Foundation, 2007. WP870 S914 2007

    Yoga for breast cancer
    Hopkins, Denise - Montclair, NJ
    Thriving Yoga, 2010? WP870 H793 2010

    Yoga for cancer survivors
    Culos-Reed, S. Nicole; Hately-Aldous, Susi - Calgary, AB
    Alberta Cancer Board, Tom Baker Cancer Centre University of Calgary, 2008. QZ201 Y54 2008 v.1-4


DVDS SPECIFIC FOR LYMPHEDEMA AND EXERCISE

    Arm exercises
    Wittlinger, Hildegard; Vodder, Emil; Harris, Robert - Victoria, BC
    Vodder Schools International Ltd. 1998. WH700 A727 1998

    Leg exercises
    Wittlinger, Hildegard; Vodder, Emil; Harris, Robert - Victoria, BC
    Vodder Schools International Ltd. 1998. WH700 L496 1998

    Lymphedema and breast cancer : symptom management and exercise after surgery
    BC Cancer Agency. Breast Tumour Group; Harris, Susan - Vancouver, BC
    BC Cancer Agency. Multi-Media Services, 2006. WP870 B863 2006 v.4
    Also available online

    Lymphedema home program : arm
    Feltman, Barbara - Bandages Plus
    Miami, FL, 2010? WH700 F312 2010

    Lymphedema remedial exercises for the lower extremities
    Norton, Steve; Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy - Matawan, NJ
    Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy, 2006. WH700 N888 2006 PT.2

    Lymphedema remedial exercises for the upper extremities
    Norton, Steve; Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy - Matawan, NJ
    Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy, 2006. WH700 N888 2006 PT.1

    Self-care for lower extremity lymphedema : a step by step, comprehensive maintenance program for lymphedema patients
    Feltman, Barbara; Rovig, JoAnn; Fass, Lynn - Bandages Plus
    Miami, FL, 2010? WH700 F312s 2010


Other Resources

Abreast and the Rest Supplement

Core Resource List
Music and Cancer Pain
Cancer and Depression
Breast Cancer Resource List
After Breast Cancer
Stories
Picking Up The Pieces
Resources for Support Group Facilitators
Advanced Breast Cancer
Clinical Trials and Cancer
Families Communicating About Breast Cancer
Life After Breast Cancer
Lymphedema: Prevention and Treatment Resources
Website Resource List
Breast Cancer Resources for Young Women with Breast Cancer
How to Find Articles On Breast Cancer Research
Breast Reconstruction Resources
At My Mother's Breast: A film review
Stress and Coping
Intimacy After Cancer
Book Review "Live Your Best Life Now!"

After Breast Cancer Treatment What next - An Awareness Guide Created by the Greater Vancouver Regional Advisory Group ofthe Alliance for Breast Cancer Information & Support, BC & Yukon.


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