Exercise

Exercise Before Lung Cancer Surgery Greatly Reduces Complications

Exercise Before Lung Cancer Surgery Greatly Reduces Complications

Researchers conducted a systematic literature search to identify studies investigating the effectiveness of preoperative exercise on outcomes among oncology patients undergoing surgery.

Chemotherapy-Related Fatigue Linked to Levothyroxine Use in Breast Cancer

Chemotherapy-Related Fatigue Linked to Levothyroxine Use in Breast Cancer

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In a secondary analysis of the BEATE and INVEST study, researchers followed a link between levothyroxine use, exercise, and fatigue in women with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy.

Breast Cancer Recurrence and CV Risks Down With Exercise in Survivors

Breast Cancer Recurrence and CV Risks Down With Exercise in Survivors

Exercise intervention was associated with improved z-score and serum biomarkers in obese survivors of breast cancer.

Exercise Reduces Sleep Problems Experienced by Breast Cancer Survivors

Exercise Reduces Sleep Problems Experienced by Breast Cancer Survivors

Researchers examined the impact of BEAT Cancer intervention on sleep for breast cancer survivors.

Exercise Reduces Severity of Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

Exercise Reduces Severity of Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

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For this study, researchers sought to determine the effect exercise would have on severity of symptoms for patients who develop CIPN after taxane, platinum, or vinca alkaloid based chemotherapy.

MOCHA App Helps Breast Cancer Survivors Achieve Weight-Loss Goals

MOCHA App Helps Breast Cancer Survivors Achieve Weight-Loss Goals

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A team from Methodist Hospital Cancer Center discuss an app developed at the facility that helps breast cancer survivors with nutrition and physical activity at SABCS 2017.

Cardiopulmonary Fitness Leads to Better Outcomes in Bladder Cancer Surgery

Cardiopulmonary Fitness Leads to Better Outcomes in Bladder Cancer Surgery

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A feasibility study involving 60 patients with bladder cancer sought to determine if preoperative vigorous cardiovascular activity would improve postsurgical outcomes.

Online Learning Modules Improve Exercise Counseling, But Not Participation

Online Learning Modules Improve Exercise Counseling, But Not Participation

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Researchers evaluated the effectiveness of online learning modules on physical activity counseling for oncology nurses. Although the modules improved nurses' counseling practices, they did not resolve the issue of physical activity in survivors.

A Structured Group Exercise Program for Patients With Metastatic Cancer Receiving Chemotherapy and CTNNB1 (β-catenin) as a Biomarker of Exercise Efficacy

A Structured Group Exercise Program for Patients With Metastatic Cancer Receiving Chemotherapy and CTNNB1 (β-catenin) as a Biomarker of Exercise Efficacy

[Cancer Management and Research] This research explores the feasibility of group exercise intervention using strength and aerobic training for patients with metastatic cancer undergoing chemotherapy.

Yoga Programs May Improve Quality of Life for Patients with NSCLC and Their Caregivers

Yoga Programs May Improve Quality of Life for Patients with NSCLC and Their Caregivers

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This study evaluated the feasibility and potential efficacy of a yoga intervention for patients with NSCLC and their caregivers.

DVD Motivated Patients to Exercise for Managing Fatigue in Breast Cancer

DVD Motivated Patients to Exercise for Managing Fatigue in Breast Cancer

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Patients with breast cancer experiencing fatigue need to be encouraged to exercise. In this study, investigators measured the impact of enhancing oncologist recommendations with a yoga-based DVD.

Tibetan Yoga Improves Sleep Quality During Chemotherapy

Tibetan Yoga Improves Sleep Quality During Chemotherapy

Long-term benefits seen for those who practice at least two times a week

Colorectal Cancer Recurrence Lower in Survivors Who Exercise

Colorectal Cancer Recurrence Lower in Survivors Who Exercise

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Researchers examined the impact of exercise and low body fat mass on recurrence of colorectal polyps among survivors of colorectal cancer.

Colorectal Cancer Recurrence Lower in Survivors Who Exercise, Have Low Body Fat Mass

Colorectal Cancer Recurrence Lower in Survivors Who Exercise, Have Low Body Fat Mass

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This study investigated the impact of exercise (1 hour/week) and low body fat mass on recurrence of colorectal polyp recurrence among survivors of colorectal cancer.

Resistance Training, Nutritional Interventions Prevent Muscle Loss During, After Radiotherapy for Head and Neck Cancer

Resistance Training, Nutritional Interventions Prevent Muscle Loss During, After Radiotherapy for Head and Neck Cancer

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Intervention with resistance training and nutritional supplements during and after radiation therapy is not only feasible, but also shown to prevent loss of muscle mass and improve quality of life in patients with head and neck cancer (HNC).

Physical Activity Improves Cognitive Function for Breast Cancer Survivors

Physical Activity Improves Cognitive Function for Breast Cancer Survivors

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Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity was found to improve working memory and executive function in survivors of breast cancer.

Prehabilitation May Benefit Older Men Initiating ADT for Prostate Cancer

Prehabilitation May Benefit Older Men Initiating ADT for Prostate Cancer

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Prehabilitation before initiating ADT in older men with prostate cancer may improve functioning, even in men on short-term ADT.

Eating and Exercising Towards Better Health in Cancer Survivors

Eating and Exercising Towards Better Health in Cancer Survivors

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Lifestyle changes that promote proper weight management, increased exercise, and a healthy diet have the potential to improve survivors' health and well-being.

Tai Chi Effective, Affordable Alternative to CBT-I for Insomnia in Breast Cancer Survivors

Tai Chi Effective, Affordable Alternative to CBT-I for Insomnia in Breast Cancer Survivors

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Tai chi is as effective as cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) for the treatment of insomnia in breast cancer survivors.

ACS Survivorship Guidelines for Healthy Behaviors Beneficial for Colon Cancer Survivors

ACS Survivorship Guidelines for Healthy Behaviors Beneficial for Colon Cancer Survivors

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Patients with stage III colon cancer who follow the ACS guidelines for a healthy lifestyle after adjuvant chemotherapy had longer disease-free survival and overall survival.

High Levels of Negative Emotions in Breast Cancer Survivors Motivates Exercise, Increases Cortisol Levels

High Levels of Negative Emotions in Breast Cancer Survivors Motivates Exercise, Increases Cortisol Levels

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Negative emotions were shown to motivate breast cancer survivors to engage in moderate-to-vigorous exercise, and can increase their daytime levels of cortisol.

Eischens Yoga May Benefit Men Undergoing Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Eischens Yoga May Benefit Men Undergoing Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

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Patients who practiced Eischens yoga twice a week had less fatigue, sexual dysfunction, and certain scores related to quality of life.

Yoga Can Help Ease Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Treatment

Yoga Can Help Ease Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Treatment

patients with prostate cancer who attended yoga classes had less fatigue and better sexual and urinary function.

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.

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