After chemo, it’s not time to take it easy; aerobics and a 5K?

Physical therapist Martha Sullivan worked with cancer patient Jackie Fischer at Courage Kenny Institute in Minneapolis last week. GLEN STUBBE • gstubbe@startribune.com

Physical therapist Martha Sullivan worked with cancer patient Jackie Fischer at Courage Kenny Institute in Minneapolis last week.
GLEN STUBBE • gstubbe@startribune.com

[Star Tribune, December 2, 2013] Holly Flynn didn’t exactly feel like jogging or taking aerobics class after she finished chemotherapy and radiation treatment for breast cancer earlier this year.

But Flynn took advantage of a new therapy called cancer rehabilitation, adopted by Allina Health and a handful of other Minnesota medical providers, designed to help people overcome the mental and physical aftereffects of cancer and its harsh treatments. Read the entire story at startribune.com.

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