Mind and Body Exercises for Brain Cancer Patients

VIDEO | 20:00

Occupational and physical therapists from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center talk about exercises for the mind and body that can help brain cancer patients and their caregivers cope with cognitive and physical impairments. Nicole Kasven-Gonzalez uses a variety of strategies to help patients boost memory, enhance problem-solving skills, and improve awareness and judgment. Increasing activity — at a gym or at home — is safe for most patients and can help combat physical symptoms such as fatigue, weight gain and bone loss from steroid therapy, and anxiety or depression.