Exercise

Physical Activity Improves Outcomes for Patients with Breast Cancer and Survivors

Physical Activity Improves Outcomes for Patients with Breast Cancer and Survivors

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Physical activity is proven to improve both physical and mental effects of cancer diagnosis and treatment, even if the activity needs to be modified to fit the patient's current abilities.

Exercise Improves Coping While Undergoing Chemotherapy for Advanced GI Cancer

Exercise Improves Coping While Undergoing Chemotherapy for Advanced GI Cancer

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Exercise helps patients with gastrointestinal cancer undergoing chemotherapy cope with their disease and treatment.

Lifestyle Choices Have Greater Influence on Colon and Rectal Cancer Risk

Lifestyle Choices Have Greater Influence on Colon and Rectal Cancer Risk

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Predictive risk model shows that lifestyle choices have a greater influence on risk for colorectal cancer than does genetic factors.

Dance/Movement Therapy: A Unique and Enjoyable Approach to Support Children with Cancer

Dance/Movement Therapy: A Unique and Enjoyable Approach to Support Children with Cancer

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Dr Lori Baudino, a clinical psychologist and dance/movement therapist, discusses a program that helps children with cancer cope with their disease and treatment, and learn to be children again.

Many Breast Cancer Survivors Remain Inactive After Treatment

Many Breast Cancer Survivors Remain Inactive After Treatment

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Despite the known benefits of physical activity for breast cancer survivors, a large proportion of this population continues to be physically inactive after treatment.

Walking Improves Quality of Life in Patients with Advanced Cancer

Walking Improves Quality of Life in Patients with Advanced Cancer

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Simply walking for 30 minutes 3 times a week has significant impact on symptom severity and ability to cope, as well as quality of life, for patients with advanced cancer.

Report Suggests Clinicians Should Advise Patients on Exercise

Report Suggests Clinicians Should Advise Patients on Exercise

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The researchers concluded that physical activity should be routinely assessed and that clinicians should collaborate with their patients to design a physical activity plan.

Exercise and/or Psychological Interventions Best for Cancer-related Fatigue

Exercise and/or Psychological Interventions Best for Cancer-related Fatigue

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Exercise and/or psychological interventions effectively reduce cancer-related fatigue during and after cancer treatment.

Two Exercise Sessions Per Week Linked To Lower Mortality From Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease

Two Exercise Sessions Per Week Linked To Lower Mortality From Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease

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Both men and women who exercised 1 to 2 days each week conferred significant health benefits.

ASCO: Moderate Activity Linked to Longer Survival in Advanced CRC

ASCO: Moderate Activity Linked to Longer Survival in Advanced CRC

Moderate but not vigorous activity proved beneficial for patients with metastatic colorectal cancer.

Prehabilitation Program Improves Preoperative Fitness in Patients With Colorectal Cancer

Prehabilitation Program Improves Preoperative Fitness in Patients With Colorectal Cancer

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Study results demonstrate effectiveness of 4 weeks of prehabilitation on the physical fitness of older patients undergoing surgery for colorectal cancer.

Resistance Training Improves Posttreatment Outcomes for Breast Cancer Survivors

Resistance Training Improves Posttreatment Outcomes for Breast Cancer Survivors

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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.

Cancer Patients Benefit From Exercise Both During and After Treatment

Cancer Patients Benefit From Exercise Both During and After Treatment

Studies show better physical function and quality of life for cancer patients who do strength training or aerobic activity.

Telerehabilitation Program Improves Posttreatment Effects in Breast Cancer Survivors

Telerehabilitation Program Improves Posttreatment Effects in Breast Cancer Survivors

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Study evaluates whether a web-based rehabilitation program can effectively improve pain, fatigue, strength, and quality of life for breast cancer survivors.

HIIT Improves Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Patients With Resectable NSCLC

HIIT Improves Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Patients With Resectable NSCLC

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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.

CDC: Not Enough Adults Over 50 Exercise Regularly

CDC: Not Enough Adults Over 50 Exercise Regularly

Inactivity boosts risk for falls, broken bones, serious disease, and early death, CDC warns.

Weight Loss Through Diet Improves Risks for Cancer in Overweight/Obese Women

Weight Loss Through Diet Improves Risks for Cancer in Overweight/Obese Women

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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.

Fitness Nearly as Important as Not Smoking for Longevity

Fitness Nearly as Important as Not Smoking for Longevity

Low aerobic capacity has greater effect on longevity than even high cholesterol, or high blood pressure.

Exercise Can Improve Memory in Breast Cancer Survivors

Exercise Can Improve Memory in Breast Cancer Survivors

Moderate physical activity can ease the stress that impairs memory among breast cancer survivors, research indicates.

Moderate-to-Vigorous Exercise Improves Subjective Memory in Breast Cancer Survivors

Moderate-to-Vigorous Exercise Improves Subjective Memory in Breast Cancer Survivors

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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.

Exercise May Protect Against Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

Exercise May Protect Against Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

Chronic inactivity has been linked to greater risk for ovarian cancer.

Exercise is as Effective in Treating Metastatic Prostate Cancer as Medication

Exercise is as Effective in Treating Metastatic Prostate Cancer as Medication

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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.

Exercise Cuts Cardiac Events in Non-Metastatic Breast Cancer

Exercise Cuts Cardiac Events in Non-Metastatic Breast Cancer

The incidence of cardiovascular events was down for patients with non-metastatic breast cancer that exercise.

Cancer Might Drive Physical and Mental Health Issues in Aging Patients

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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.

Physical Activity May Improve Prostate Cancer Prognosis

Physical Activity May Improve Prostate Cancer Prognosis

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A moderate to high level of physical activity before and after diagnosis may improve prognosis in patients with non-metastatic prostate cancer.

AACR: Regular Pre-Diagnosis Exercise Ups Prostate Cancer Survival

AACR: Regular Pre-Diagnosis Exercise Ups Prostate Cancer Survival

Researchers found that men with prostate cancer who had exercised regularly had the best outcomes.

Exercise Does Not Improve Functioning With Advanced Breast Cancer

Exercise Does Not Improve Functioning With Advanced Breast Cancer

An exercise intervention did not improve physical functioning for women living with advanced breast cancer, according to a study.

Exercise Intervention Fails to Improve Physical Functioning in Advanced Breast Cancer

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Moderate exercise intervention did not appear to improve physical functioning in women with advanced breast cancer to a significant degree, according to study data.

Soccer Strengthens Bones of Men With Prostate Cancer

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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.

Vigorous Exercise and Other Healthy Lifestyle Habits May Protect Against Lethal Prostate Cancer

Vigorous Exercise and Other Healthy Lifestyle Habits May Protect Against Lethal Prostate Cancer

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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%.

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