Exercise

Vigorous Exercise Improved Life Expectancy for Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancers

Vigorous Exercise Improved Life Expectancy for Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancers

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Researchers report on a retrospective cohort analysis that evaluated the long-term effects of vigorous exercise for survivors of childhood cancer.

Physical Activity Monitors May Accurately Predict Patient Performance Status

Physical Activity Monitors May Accurately Predict Patient Performance Status

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At study completion, 75% of surveyed patients reported a positive experience with the PAM.

Exercise Reduction After Cancer Diagnosis: Factors and Consequences

Exercise Reduction After Cancer Diagnosis: Factors and Consequences

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Three-quarters of patients diagnosed with cancer report decreased physical activity.

Physical Activity Reduces Risk of Death From Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease

Physical Activity Reduces Risk of Death From Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease

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In contrast with current guidelines, non-conventional physical activity patterns reduce all-cause, cardiovascular disease (CVD), and cancer mortality.

Model Predicts That Healthful Lifestyle Benefits Women at Risk of Breast Cancer

Model Predicts That Healthful Lifestyle Benefits Women at Risk of Breast Cancer

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Model predicts that women at the highest risk of breast cancer are no more at risk than the general population if they do not smoke, drink alcohol, use menopausal hormone therapy, and have a low BMI.

Adolescent Exercise Linked to Reduced Risk of Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease

Adolescent Exercise Linked to Reduced Risk of Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease

Adolescent exercise was found to be associated with a decreased risk of death caused by cancer, cardiovascular disease (CVD).

Oncologist Recommendations, Motivation Package Increase Exercise Rate

Oncologist Recommendations, Motivation Package Increase Exercise Rate

For breast and colorectal cancer survivors, level of exercise participation significantly increased with oncologist recommendations.

Weight Lifting May Benefit Breast Cancer Survivors

Weight Lifting May Benefit Breast Cancer Survivors

For breast cancer survivors, slowly progressive weight lifting can reduce the incidence of physical function deterioration.

Cycling May Have No Effect on PSA, Small Study Suggests

Cycling May Have No Effect on PSA, Small Study Suggests

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Cycling may have no effect on PSA levels in men with prostate cancer as previously thought.

In Breast Cancer, High Intensity Exercise Beneficial

In Breast Cancer, High Intensity Exercise Beneficial

For women undergoing adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer, a high-intensity physical activity program is most effective.

Aerobic Exercise Reduces Radiotherapy Fatigue for Breast Cancer

Aerobic Exercise Reduces Radiotherapy Fatigue for Breast Cancer

Findings in a quasi-experimental study of Taiwanese women with early-stage breast cancer.

More Activity, Less Television Reduces Mortality in Colorectal Cancer Survivors

More Activity, Less Television Reduces Mortality in Colorectal Cancer Survivors

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Researchers identify a relationship between exercise activity and television habits in relation to mortality in survivors of colorectal cancer.

Talking to Patients About Integrative Oncology

Talking to Patients About Integrative Oncology

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Alternative therapies may be safely combined with traditional cancer treatments.

Breast Cancer Survival Higher in Runners vs. Walkers

Breast Cancer Survival Higher in Runners vs. Walkers

For breast cancer survivors, post-diagnosis running is associated with reduced mortality versus walking.

Exercise Ups Survival in Men After Cancer

Exercise Ups Survival in Men After Cancer

Researchers found a lower risk of all-cause mortality and mortality from cancer and cardiovascular disease among men who exercised.

Exercise Associated With Blood Vessels in Prostate Cancer

Exercise Associated With Blood Vessels in Prostate Cancer

Brisk walking before prostate cancer diagnosis is associated with more regularly-shaped blood vessels in the tumor.

ASCO: Men Who Are Fit at Midlife Have Reduced Cancer Risk

ASCO: Men Who Are Fit at Midlife Have Reduced Cancer Risk

Middle-aged men who are at a high fitness level have a reduced risk of developing and dying from lung cancer and colorectal cancer.

Prescribing Exercise Before and During Cancer Treatment May Lead to Better Outcomes

Prescribing Exercise Before and During Cancer Treatment May Lead to Better Outcomes

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Certain forms of exercise can help combat fatigue and other side effects from cancer treatment, leading to improved outcomes for patients.

Exercise Aids Health, Well-Being of Cancer Survivors

Exercise Aids Health, Well-Being of Cancer Survivors

Physical activity improves physical functions and quality of life after cancer treatment

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