Exercise Videos for Cancer Patients

Here you will find exercise videos designed to accompany and aid in your cancer treatments.

The Lifestyle Medicine Program at the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center recommends an exercise program for cancer patients and survivors, based on baseline fitness, personal goals, and cancer therapy to minimize side effects, prevent loss of function, and improve long-term outcomes.
acupuncture

Acupuncture

Acupuncture uses fine, sterile needles applied to specific areas of the body to stimulate energy flow. Learn about acupuncture and how it can help reduce stress and relieve symptoms, and reduce side effects of cancer treatments.

To schedule an acupuncture appointment, please call 617-726-4178.

Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy

Massage therapy can help to alleviate some of the physical symptoms and side effects related to treatment, and can help to relieve stress.

To schedule a massage therapy appointment, please call 617-726-4178.
Qigong

Qigong

Qigong is a practice of bringing together your body, breath, and mind. It is a way of meditating through slow flowing movement, deep rhythmic breathing, and calm state of mind.

Tai Chi

Tai Chi

Tai Chi is an exercise of slow intentional movements, coordinated with breathing and imagery, to help improve balance, strength, sleep and pain management. This gentle, drop-in class is open to all patients, families and friends

Yoga

Yoga

Yoga can help lower tension and anxiety and enables patients to settle into a greater sense of ease and wellbeing. This easy form of exercise uses mild stretching and healthy breathing.