Exercise may improve outcomes for patients with hematologic cancers
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A 12-week exercise rehabilitation program resulted in improvements in cancer-related fatigue and additional outcomes in patients with hematologic cancer following treatment, a new study published online ahead of print in the journal Supportive Care in Cancer has shown.
Because patients with hematologic malignancies exhibit significant physical deconditioning and psychological distress after treatment, researchers sought to evaluate the efficacy of a 12-week exercise rehabilitation on cancer-related fatigue and related outcomes in these patients following treatment.
Researchers enrolled 37 patients and randomly assigned them 1:1 to participate in the 12-week exercise rehabilitation or usual care.
The rehabilitation consisted of tailored exercise programs comprising aerobic and resistance exercises performed three times weekly for 12 weeks in local gyms and clinics. Those in the usual care group were offered a delayed, tailored 12-week exercise program after the initial study period.
The study demonstrated that the 12-week exercise rehabilitation program resulted in significant improvement in cancer-related fatigue, cardiovascular fitness, quality of life, muscle strength, and body composition. The delayed 12-week exercise program also showed similar significant improvements in patient outcomes.
A 12-week exercise rehabilitation program resulted in improvements in cancer-related fatigue.
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