Anderson Cancer Middle in Houston, wrote within an editorial in the medical journal. In the scholarly study, the band of weightlifters made just 77 appointments to doctors or physical therapists for lymphedema flare-ups versus 195 appointments for others, she noted. Another section of the research is analyzing whether weight training exercise can prevent an initial case of lymphedema in breasts cancer survivors; results soon are expected, Schmitz said. Breast cancer survivors shouldn’t rush into weight training exercise – that could trigger complications.‘We have to understand the magnitude and profile of breast cancer inside our Latina human population in the U.S.,’ according to Elena Martinez, Ph.D., of the Arizona Cancer Center. ‘If we usually do not make the work to understand breast cancer as this population ages and adopts lifestyles common to the U.S., we could be looking at a major public health problem and higher burden of disease.’ To support this work, the Avon Base announced a $1 million grant to enable researchers in the U.S. And Mexico to attempt a global research initiative to measure the particular types of breast cancer occurring in Latinas in both countries.