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Exercise linked to lower risk of 7 cancers

Cancers of the kidney, liver, breast and colon may all be fended off by increased physical activity. Exercise is linked to a reduced risk of seven types of cancer and the more physical activity the better, according to a study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology (December 2019), that looked at whether meeting the recommended […]

Posted on January 3, 2020

Active+me

Active+me is a programme that combines group exercise classes, health coaching, peer support, PAM (Patient Activation Measure) monitoring and teaching patients how to use Aseptika – Activ8rlives self-care monitoring technology to track their health and wellbeing. The data can also be reviewed remotely by health and care professionals, helping to identify deterioration in conditions more quickly than traditional methods of support.

Posted on March 12, 2019

What are the top health and care innovations of the last 70 years? #NHS70innovations

Activ8rlives’ Active+ rehabilitation programmes for cardiac and cancer patients has been included in one of 70 innovations selected in celebration of 70 years of care and support by the NHS.

Posted on July 3, 2018

Exercise embedded as part of standard cancer care in Australia (COSA)

Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA Council) outlined three major recommendations for standard cancer care.

Posted on May 9, 2018

Hunts Community Cancer Network recognised for making a difference to people living with and beyond cancer

Susan Moore, who co-founded Hunts Community Cancer Network (HCCN) Charity as a cancer patient in Huntingdon, was acknowledge for her role in “Making a Difference” to the people of Huntingdon who are living with and beyond cancer. The Charity empowers people to play an active role in managing their health during treatment and after, when recovering from or living with cancer.

Posted on December 11, 2017

Colin getting control of his life back

“I want to be at the centre of my recovery, not being told what to do by a doctor all of the time”, Colin said, who is living with incurable cancer.

Posted on November 15, 2017

Advanced technology enables Huntingdonshire to better care for patients recovering from or living with cancer

The Hunts Community Cancer Network (HCCN) have developed an innovative approach to delivering enhanced home-based nursing services to patients recovering from or living with cancer in Huntingdonshire.

Posted on August 14, 2017

Activity to Reduce the Risk of Cancer

One in three of us in the UK will develop cancer at some point in our lives. Although it is predominantly a disease we associate with later life, cancer can strike at any age. As our life expectancy increases so will the incidence of cancer.

Posted on August 8, 2017

Exercise Helps Counter Cancer-Linked Fatigue

Psychological treatment and education can be useful, too, more so than drugs, study finds.

Posted on March 10, 2017

Huntingdon Cancer Charity Assisting Patients Working Together with Local Health and Activity Companies

Hunts Community Cancer Network (HCCN), a local Huntingdon charity supporting cancer patients, has launched a new health initiative supporting these patients to remain active during and after cancer treatment

Posted on October 11, 2016