Learn more about dragon boating and cancer survivorship:


Breast Cancer and Dragon Boat Racing: The Story Behind the Movement. National Public Radio 12/1/2018


Abreast in a Boat — a race against breast cancer Donald C. McKenzie, MD, PhD


Breast cancer survivors find new strength in exercise: With supervision, breast cancer survivors can exercise without fear of developing a potentially debilitating side effect of surgery and radiation. By Kevyn Burger; Special to the Star Tribune; October 20, 2014.


Harris SR. “We’re All in the Same Boat”: A Review of the Benefits of Dragon Boat Racing for Women Living with Breast Cancer. Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine : eCAM. 2012;2012:167651. doi:10.1155/2012/167651.


Lane K, Jespersen D, McKenzie DC. The effect of a whole body exercise programme and dragon boat training on arm volume and arm circumference in women treated for breast cancer. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2005 Sep;14(4):353-8.


McGill University. “Dragons Of Hope: Boat Racing Improves Lives Of Breast Cancer Survivors.” ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 9 February 2008


Ray HA, Verhoef MJ. Dragon boat racing and health-related quality of life of breast cancer survivors: a mixed methods evaluation. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2013;13:205. doi:10.1186/1472-6882-13-205.


Stefani L, Galanti G, Di Tante V, Klika RJ, Maffulli N. Dragon Boat training exerts a positive effect on myocardial function in breast cancer survivors. Phys Sportsmed. 2015 Jul;43(3):307-11. doi: 10.1080/00913847.2015.1037711. Epub 2015 Apr 17.


Taming the Dragon: Dragon boat racing embraced by breast cancer survivors. Elizabeth Whittington. Cure Today, September 27, 2006


“Inside HealthCare” October 2015: discussion of lymphedema and dragon boating study (video)