Exercise

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%.

Yoga May Increase Quality of Life for Prostate Cancer Patients

Yoga May Increase Quality of Life for Prostate Cancer Patients

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 cancer

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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.

Reducing body fat through exercise can improve risks of breast cancer in postmenopausal women

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Postmenopausal women who exercised 300 minutes per week were better at reducing total fat, which could in turn lower their postmenopausal breast cancer risk.

Teen exercise may reduce risk of dying from cancer during adulthood in women

Teen exercise may reduce risk of dying from cancer during adulthood in women

Exercise women performed during their teenage years may have an impact on their risk of dying from cancer or other causes as adults.

Innovative community-based cancer exercise program improves life for survivors

Innovative community-based cancer exercise program improves life for survivors

Evidence of the benefits of exercise as a part of the recovery process after cancer treatment is plentiful.

Oncologist's recommendations and motivation package spur exercise for cancer patients

Oncologist's recommendations and motivation package spur exercise for cancer patients

An oncologist's exercise recommendations coupled with an exercise motivation package can greatly increase exercise participation by cancer survivors.

Moderate exercise may make cancer treatments more effective

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Moderate exercise on a regular basis enhances tumor oxygenation, which may in turn improve treatment efficacy for cancer patients.

Breast cancer survivors can benefit from weight lifting

Breast cancer survivors can benefit from weight lifting

Slowly progressive weight lifting can reduce incidence of physical function deterioration.

Weight lifting may reduce physical function deterioration among breast cancer survivors

Weight lifting may reduce physical function deterioration among breast cancer survivors

Slowly progressive weight lifting reduced the incidence of physical function deterioration among breast cancer survivors.

Intense exercise may decrease non-Hodgkin lymphoma risk

Intense exercise may decrease non-Hodgkin lymphoma risk

Intense physical activity throughout life is linked to a 30 percent reduction in risk.

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