Fighting cancer through fitness


There are, of course, some precautions and checking with a doctor is always advisable before beginning an exercise program. “One thing you want to watch out for is immune function,” said Karen Wonders, who is also the program director and sports science professor for the Wright State University Department of Kinesiology and Health. “There can be a delicate balance and you don’t want to do anything to compromise immunity.”

The Maple Tree Cancer Alliance is about more than workouts; it’s about working together. “It’s almost like having an extra support system,” Wonders said.

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