Telephone-based counseling, when combined with physician advice, can
help breast cancer survivors become more physically active, which can
improve quality of life and lessen the side effects of cancer treatment,
according to new research from The Miriam Hospital.
Comprehensive Cancer Center at Rhode Island Hospital and The Leonard and
Adele R. Decof Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at The Miriam Hospital
have each earned the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Commission
on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons.
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