Staying healthy after cancer

After a cancer diagnosis, many people want to make positive changes to their lives. Taking steps to live a healthier lifestyle can be a big part of these changes. This section has been written for people who have had cancer and who want to know more about a healthy lifestyle. 
Studies on people who have had cancer are limited compared with studies about preventing cancer. But research does suggest that a healthy lifestyle can lower your risk of the cancer coming back. It can also prevent other health problems, such as heart disease, lung problems and diabetes. 
A healthy lifestyle will also help you to 
  • Feel better
  • Heal and recover faster
  • Cope better with the side-effects of treatment
  • Keep up your energy and strength


In this section, read more information about how you can:
Date Last Reviewed: 
Tuesday, November 24, 2015