“The Dragon Boat activity is not only a motor activity, but has the aim of reducing the risk of lymphedema of the upper limb for women with operated breast cancer and who have undergone removal of the axillary lymph nodes. of the studies that compare this sport with women and there is a significant reduction in lymphedema of over 50%. ”So Alessandra Fabi, oncologist responsible for precision medicine in breast care at the Agostino Gemelli University Hospital in Rome, speaking on the sidelines of the CardioBreast- Dragon Boat event.
“As an oncologist who deals with breast cancer, they dare the sense of well-being during diagnosis and active treatment but also in the post-treatment phases. Motor activity, understood precisely as motor function, increased oxygenation in the blood and increased of circulation – he underlines – has scientific bases on the incidence of neoplasms mainly of the breast and above all on the recurrence of the disease “.