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April 5, 2005

Another Weapon For Beating Cancer: Exercise

Topics: Exercise and Cancer

Doctors have known for quite awhile that exercise plays a role in preventing some cancers, but a researcher at the James C. Wilmot Cancer Center is studying whether exercise provides therapeutic benefits, such as easing fatigue during radiation treatments.

(...) “Scientific advances in cancer treatment have moved medicine to the point that more patients can expect to survive for longer periods of time. And that’s very exciting,” Mustian says. “So now researchers must work to make sure that cancer treatment includes methods that will help patients return to a life that is active, normal and full of the quality that everyone deserves."

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Posted by Richard at April 5, 2005 11:12 PM


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