Both men and women who exercised 1 to 2 days each week conferred significant health benefits.
Moderate but not vigorous activity proved beneficial for patients with metastatic colorectal cancer.
Study results demonstrate effectiveness of 4 weeks of prehabilitation on the physical fitness of older patients undergoing surgery for colorectal cancer.
Loss of bone density related to chemotherapy and adjuvant therapy for breast cancer can lead to debilitating hip and vertebral fractures. This discussion discusses the impact of resistance training for these patients.
Studies show better physical function and quality of life for cancer patients who do strength training or aerobic activity.
Study evaluates whether a web-based rehabilitation program can effectively improve pain, fatigue, strength, and quality of life for breast cancer survivors.
This study focused on determining the effectiveness of a short-term high-intensity interval training (HIIT) program to improve patients' cardiorespiratory fitness prior to NSCLC resection.
Inactivity boosts risk for falls, broken bones, serious disease, and early death, CDC warns.
Losing weight through diet or diet and exercise improves risk for cancer in overweight or obese postmenopausal women. Although exercise alone can help maintain weight loss, it is not as effective as diet and exercise.
Low aerobic capacity has greater effect on longevity than even high cholesterol, or high blood pressure.
Moderate physical activity can ease the stress that impairs memory among breast cancer survivors, research indicates.
Memory problems in breast cancer survivors appear associated with the high stress load these patients experience rather than their treatment, and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity may help subjective memory in these patients.
Chronic inactivity has been linked to greater risk for ovarian cancer.
Physical exercise may have a direct effect on cancer that is as effective as drugs for treating patients with prostate cancer, even for those with advanced stages of the disease.
The incidence of cardiovascular events was down for patients with non-metastatic breast cancer that exercise.
Cancer increases the risk for some health issues beyond the normal risks that accompany aging. This increased risk could be due to decreased physical activity and increased stress associated with cancer diagnosis and treatment.
A moderate to high level of physical activity before and after diagnosis may improve prognosis in patients with non-metastatic prostate cancer.
Researchers found that men with prostate cancer who had exercised regularly had the best outcomes.
An exercise intervention did not improve physical functioning for women living with advanced breast cancer, according to a study.
Moderate exercise intervention did not appear to improve physical functioning in women with advanced breast cancer to a significant degree, according to study data.
Men with prostate cancer are at risk for brittle bones as an adverse effect of their treatment; however, 1 hour of soccer training a few times a week counters many of the negative effects of treatment.
A study that tracked tens of thousands of midlife and older men for more than 20 years has found that vigorous exercise and other healthy lifestyle habits may reduce their chances of developing a lethal type of prostate cancer by up to 68%.
A small study shows those undergoing radiation therapy had fewer side effects and less fatigue when practicing yoga.
Study uses dog sledding to demonstrate benefits of adapted physical activities for children with cancerAugust 27, 2015
The results of a new preliminary study indicate that children with cancer may benefit from a different kind of treatment: a healthy dose of adventure.
Postmenopausal women who exercised 300 minutes per week were better at reducing total fat, which could in turn lower their postmenopausal breast cancer risk.
Exercise women performed during their teenage years may have an impact on their risk of dying from cancer or other causes as adults.
Evidence of the benefits of exercise as a part of the recovery process after cancer treatment is plentiful.
An oncologist's exercise recommendations coupled with an exercise motivation package can greatly increase exercise participation by cancer survivors.
Moderate exercise on a regular basis enhances tumor oxygenation, which may in turn improve treatment efficacy for cancer patients.
Slowly progressive weight lifting can reduce incidence of physical function deterioration.
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