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A/Prof Fosh is an keen advocate of a healthy diet and regular exercise to improve your outcome
Trials shown that moderate exercise for 3 to 5 hours per week decreases the lifetime risk of cancer by 20%, and decreases the risk of breast cancer recurrence by 20 to 40%.
It has also shown better tolerance of treatment, decreased fatigue, improved mental health, weight loss and improved body image.
A/Prof Fosh would be happy to refer you to the Calvary Reconditioning Program to help you with your fitness goals after cancer treatment.
A/Prof Fosh works closely with a Clinical Psychologist who specialises in the emotional support of patients who have recently been diagnosed with cancer.
For the holistic care of breast cancer patients A/Prof Fosh runs Information Evenings twice a year. They deal with all aspects of breast cancer and how to cope with the diagnosis and treatment. It is hosted by A/Prof Fosh and has various guest speakers. It includes breast cancer facts, reconstruction options, sexuality, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, sexuality, emotional wellbeing and exercise.
The evenings are free to attend and include drinks and nibbles.
Spaces are limited so please contact Adelaide Plastic Surgery to reserve your place.