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The benefit of exercise and weight reduction in preventing breast cancer recurrence has been well documented for years. This benefit extends to other types of cancer, though the research is not as complete as it is in the breast cancer realm. We are now learning that part of this helpful effect of exercise and weight management may be related to adherence to estrogen suppressing medications such as aromatase inhibitors, with which joint pain can often be a very tough side effect.

The following article offers insight to the benefits of exercise to mitigate side effects of AIs in breast cancer survivors. The full article here: