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Exercise should be standard care in oncology practice

It’s time for action

  • Exercise programmes are not standard care yet
  • Behaviour change needed in patients and care takers
  • Time for action!

Physical exercise prevents against cancer, increases chances of survival and improves function and quality of life. Despite this, oncological care providers do not always refer patients to exercise programmes. This is concluded by an international research group in a review article. Therefore they advise healthcare professionals to use the ‘Exercise is Medicine’ initiative of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). 

 
 

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