Navigation Links
Exercise Can Reduce Side Effects of Cancer Treatment

University of Missouri-Columbia researchers have found that exercise can benefit some cancer patients who undergo treatment, combating the chronic disease //by helping them cope with the side effects.

An estimated 1.3 million new cases of cancer were diagnosed last year, according to the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Most of those cases required treatment that produced side effects such as weight gain or loss, fatigue, nausea and vomiting.

Vicki Conn, associate dean of research and professor of nursing, and a team of researchers from MU's Sinclair School of Nursing examined the effects of exercise on cancer-treatment patients. They found that exercise reduced side effects associated with cancer treatment such as chemotherapy and radiation. Specifically, the research showed that exercise does benefit the physical functions of patients currently or recently being treated for cancer.

"Improvement in physical function, such as the ability to climb a flight of stairs or walk a certain distance, is an important outcome because it greatly impacts patients with jobs and children," Conn said. "Exercise can reduce recovery time and help patients feel better as they deal with the side effects of cancer treatment."

The research also demonstrated that exercise benefits patient body composition, or percentage of body fat, and eases symptoms other than fatigue, such as pain, nausea and vomiting. In addition, the scientists detected modest improvements in quality of life, mood and level of fatigue after exercise.

"All patients should speak with their doctors before implementing any exercise regimen with cancer treatment," Conn said. "Many patients over the age of 50 have other chronic illnesses, such as high blood pressure or diabetes, which must be taken into consideration."

(Source: Newswise)
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Exercises reduce risks of cancers
2. Exercise lowers Risk of Ovarian Cancer
3. Exercise is necessary in daily life
4. Exercise for patients with cancer
5. Exercise therapy for fibromyalgia
6. Exercise has a undeniable effect on cholesterol
7. Exercise with music aids with lung disorders
8. Exercise helps with leg cramps
9. Exercise helps people with cramping leg pain
10. Kids not getting enough Physical Exercise
11. Moderate Exercise may not help prevent Heart Disease
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Exercise Can Reduce Side Effects Cancer Treatment

(Date:11/28/2014)... 2014 Recently, PrettyTailor.com has developed and ... its customers around the world in celebration of the ... has also launched a special offer on all these ... As a pioneer in the garment industry, PrettyTailor.com brings ... clients large and small. The business carries quite a ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... FL (PRWEB) November 28, 2014 The month ... over 20,000 car accidents occurring in Florida every year ... on the importance of auto insurance policies. , "Optional auto ... drop. Auto insurance is not cheap I know, actually Florida ... the costs are even higher, but what I see is ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... FRIDAY, Nov. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People with diabetes ... planning can help keep you healthy, an expert says. ... how you,ll deal with the events, the family you,ll be ... the American Association of Diabetes Educators, said in an association ... and still be healthy." One idea is to make ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... MA (PRWEB) November 28, 2014 Agein.com, the ... and advice from some of the foremost experts in the ... for preventing dry skin this winter. , “The official start ... North America has already been hit with an icy blast. ... many are wondering if 2015 will usher in another brutal ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... BambooFlooringChina.com has been recognized as a ... the business has announced its new strand woven ... discount on these new models. , Based on the ... without carpenter machines involved. It is crafted on strand ... for do-it-yourselfers without hard work on installation, also available ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:2015 Wedding Dresses from PrettyTailor.com Available Now 2Health News:Car Accident Attorney Sean M. Cleary on Auto Insurance Policies Essential for Florida Drivers 2Health News:Holiday Eating Tips for People With Diabetes 2Health News:Agein Corporation, a Leading Anti-Aging Company, Releases Top Diet and Personal Care Tips for Preventing Dry Skin this Season 2Health News:BambooFlooringChina.com Introduces Its New Strand Woven Bamboo Flooring Collection 2
... , Key Highlights, Misys plc (LSE: MSY) ... for the next phase of the turnaround. Misys generated ... to GBP81m,37% ahead of last year. Misys is executing ... the turnaround plan, building a platform for growth., ...
... Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center demonstrates emergency room ... heart attack, even when laboratory tests haven,t yet confirmed ... called i*trACS, and analyzed patients with heart attack symptoms ... participating U.S. centers. , The findings were released ...
... and Naturalization ready at Passport ... ... vaccine requirements will affect,anyone who is applying for an immigrant visa ... permanent residence. Applicants,must show proof of vaccinations against vaccine-preventable diseases, as,recommended ...
... in scrotum boosts sperm count, motility, study finds , , ... invasive procedure can treat a common cause of male ... baby, a new study finds. , The condition, called ... the scrotum which prevents the normal circulation of blood ...
... LOS ANGELES, July 23 Times may be tough, ... nothing like,a dazzling new smile to boost confidence. Cosmetic ... in on success, citing his,experience that a beautiful smile ... agreement is Landon Brown, who is now sporting a ...
... person had heart trouble, the worse their performance , , WEDNESDAY, ... coronary heart disease seem to fare worse on measures of ... heart disease, the worse the performance in such mental processes ... in the July 23 issue of the European Heart ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Misys Announces Preliminary Results for the Year Ended 31 May 2008 2Health News:Misys Announces Preliminary Results for the Year Ended 31 May 2008 3Health News:Misys Announces Preliminary Results for the Year Ended 31 May 2008 4Health News:Study shows emergency physicians have good first instincts in diagnosing heart attacks 2Health News:USCIS Tightens Vaccination Requirements 2Health News:Simple Procedure Improves Male Fertility 2Health News:Simple Procedure Improves Male Fertility 3Health News:Rock The Cradle's Bad Boy Landon Brown Owes His Irresistible New Smile to Dr. Michael Kosdon 2Health News:Coronary Disease Dulls Cognitive Skills 2
(Date:11/26/2014)... , Nov. 26, 2014 Scott Steiger ... most of the world. As an engineer for the past 20 ... member of the military service. He,s been to six of the ... Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141126/161076 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141126/161077 ... for travelers, he has a pretty good idea of what,s required. ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... -- Zynerba Pharmaceuticals , Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical ... cannabinoid treatments, today announced that the company will present ... The conference will be held December 2 to 3, ... York . Zynerba,s Chairman and CEO, Armando ... December 2. To listen to a webcast ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... , Nov. 26, 2014 The ... at a rate of 4%, with world market ... Kalorama Information. MRI and other types of medical ... and treatment of numerous medical conditions in children ... and techniques. Kalorama,s report, Medical Imaging Markets ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Steiger Has Created the First Pill Case Specifically Designed For Travel 2Zynerba Pharmaceuticals to Present at Piper Jaffray 26th Annual Healthcare Conference 2014 2Kalorama: Steady Growth in the Medical MRI Market 2Kalorama: Steady Growth in the Medical MRI Market 3
... Infinity Triglycerides powder reagent once reconstituted ... of single liquid stability to help ... and provide quick result turnaround time. ... Triglycerides powder reagent provides a long ...
... single liquid stable reagent offers the ... liquid stability to help maximize laboratory ... quick result turnaround time. The patented ... provides a long shelf life that ...
... Infinity Creatinine single liquid stable reagent ... of single liquid stability to help ... and provide quick result turnaround time. ... Creatinine reagent provides a long shelf ...
... Amylase powder reagent once reconstituted offers ... single liquid stability to help maximize ... provide quick result turnaround time. The ... powder reagent provides a long shelf ...
Medicine Products: