Getting ahead of cancer treatment's side effects


About the research

"We often forget to consider life after cancer. Many breast cancer survivors have to live with the side effects of their treatments, even long after the surgery. Think about, fatigue, chronic pain, and anxiety. What if there might be a way to tackle the side effects of cancer treatments even before the treatment begins? Kenza Mostaqim (VUB) introduces you to 'prehabilitation'.

Kenza Mostaqim

Her growing curiosity about how the human body works oriented Kenza to study rehabilitation sciences and physical therapy. As the daughter of a breast cancer survivor, she has a personal drive to develop expertise in the field of breast cancer (p)rehabilitation and how to improve the quality of life of breast cancer patients. With her research, her goal is to contribute her bit in this innovative world where one always strives for the best care.

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