Ex­er­cise to beat can­cer

The Courier-Mail - - NEWS -

CAN­CER pa­tients who would re­spond the best to ex­er­cise are least likely to be pre­scribed the in­ter­ven­tion, fear ex­perts.

An Aus­tralian study found the most un­well can­cer pa­tients had the most to gain from get­ting ac­tive, lead­ing to calls for ex­er­cise to be­come part of rou­tine clin­i­cal care.

Aus­tralian Catholic Univer­sity re­searchers as­sessed more than 600 can­cer pa­tients be­fore and af­ter a three-month ex­er­cise pro­gram to un­cover the im­pact of ex­er­cise.

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