Exercise

Maintaining High Level of Activity Has Inverse Relationship With Prostate Cancer Risk

Maintaining High Level of Activity Has Inverse Relationship With Prostate Cancer Risk

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Men who have physically demanding jobs may have a lower risk of prostate cancer than those who do not, according to study data.

Too Much Physical Activity During Therapy for Pediatric ALL Decreases Cognitive Function

Too Much Physical Activity During Therapy for Pediatric ALL Decreases Cognitive Function

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Using a longitudinal parallel-process model, researchers evaluated the impact of physical activity on symptoms, physical activity, and cognitive function in children with ALL undergoing chemotherapy.

Fitness Wearables Are Finding a Place in Oncology Care

Fitness Wearables Are Finding a Place in Oncology Care

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Wearable activity monitors offer oncology care teams an unbiased glimpse into patients' health behaviors and improved reports on performance status.

Frequency of Tanning, Risk for Melanoma Higher in Gym Tanners

Frequency of Tanning, Risk for Melanoma Higher in Gym Tanners

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The use of tanning beds and/or booths and their availability in gyms may increase the frequency of indoor tanning for physically active adults, a combination that further exacerbates their risk for melanoma.

Combination Training Regimens Improve QOL for Breast Cancer Survivors

Combination Training Regimens Improve QOL for Breast Cancer Survivors

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A systematic review of 36 studies evaluated their findings to determine an overall effect of various types of exercise on quality of life for breast cancer survivors.

Exercise linked to reduced mortality in survivors of childhood cancer

1. In this retrospective cohort analysis, adult survivors of childhood cancer demonstrated reduced mortality with increasing levels of vigorous exercise in a week. 2. Increasing the degree of vigorous exercise was also linked to a reduction in mortality compared to maintaining activity levels. Evidence Rating Level: 3 (Average)       Study Rundown: Adult survivors of childhood cancer []

Qualitative Analysis of Myeloma Patients' Experience Following Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant

Qualitative Analysis of Myeloma Patients' Experience Following Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant

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In this study, researchers investigated the effects of exercise on physical and psychological recovery after autoHSCT for multiple myeloma.

Exercise Habits Influence Mortality in Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer

Exercise Habits Influence Mortality in Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer

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A multinational retrospective study investigated the long term effects of exercise intensity and frequency on all-cause and cause-specific mortality among adult survivors of childhood cancers.

Vigorous Exercise Improved Life Expectancy for Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancers

Vigorous Exercise Improved Life Expectancy for Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancers

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Researchers report on a retrospective cohort analysis that evaluated the long-term effects of vigorous exercise for survivors of childhood cancer.

Walking Program Improved Physical Function, But Not Fatigue, After RT for Breast Cancer

Walking Program Improved Physical Function, But Not Fatigue, After RT for Breast Cancer

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In a multicenter phase 2 study, the Walk With Ease program was evaluated for its effectiveness in reducing radiotherapy-associated fatigue vs usual care in older patients with breast cancer. Results were presented at 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting.

Support for Exercise Programs During, After Cancer Treatment

Support for Exercise Programs During, After Cancer Treatment

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Which organizations recommend incorporating physical activity into cancer care and why?

Physical Inactivity Linked With Increased Risk of Hodgkin, Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Physical Inactivity Linked With Increased Risk of Hodgkin, Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

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In a case-control study using PEDS data, researchers determined the impact of inactivity on risk for Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Following ACS Guidelines Shown to Improve Outcomes for Colon Cancer Survivors

Following ACS Guidelines Shown to Improve Outcomes for Colon Cancer Survivors

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A prospective study assessing the outcomes of a cohort of participants in the CALGB 89803 study determined the effect of following the American Cancer Society guidelines on survival for persons with colon cancer.

Exercise, Fitness Significantly Decrease After Advanced Lung Cancer Diagnosis

Exercise, Fitness Significantly Decrease After Advanced Lung Cancer Diagnosis

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Using MVIC and 6MWT, researchers sought to determine if patients' exercise behaviors changed after a diagnosis of advanced lung cancer.

Calcitriol May Improve Hormone-Therapy Induced Osteoporosis in Breast Cancer Survivors

Calcitriol May Improve Hormone-Therapy Induced Osteoporosis in Breast Cancer Survivors

In this study, researchers determined the efficacy of calcitriol, weight-bearing exercise, both, or daily multivitamins on bone formation and resorption in breast cancer survivors actively maintained on hormone therapy.

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).

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