Exercise has proven benefits for older people. It reduces risk of cardiovascular disease, hypertension , type 2 diabetes , osteoporosis , obesity, colon cancer , and breast cancer. It also decreases the risk of falls and fall-related injuries. Like the rest of us, older people may know that exercise is good for their health, but they may not have the motivation or encouragement to do it.
Breast Cancer in the Elderly: How BCRF Researchers are Treating this Growing Patient Population
Depression in breast cancer patients who have undergone mastectomy: A national cohort study
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A Guide to Breast Cancer in Older Adults
Once assessment and planning have been completed, including analysis of the collected data, the next step is implementing the strategies and interventions that will comprise the workplace health program. The intervention descriptions for depression include the public health evidence-base for each intervention, details on designing programs related to depression, and links to examples and resources. Before implementing any interventions, the evaluation plan should also be developed.
Objective: The objective of this study was to compare the incidence of post-operative depression in breast cancer patients who have undergone mastectomy with the incidence of post-operative depression in non-breast cancer participants controls. Methods: Using data from the Korean Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service HIRA , we selected 2, patients with breast cancer who have undergone mastectomy for this national cohort study and matched these patients with 8, control participants according to age, sex, income, region, and pre-operative depression. The incidence of post-operative depression was measured from mastectomy year to post-op year