Exercise prescription during cancer treatment

...a way to improve and/ or prevent side-effects?

Worldwide cancer rates are on the rise, with colorectal cancers being in the top 4 most common cancers.

Thus, the need for cancer treatment is on the rise, but so is the need for improving the effectiveness of cancer treatment, and minimizing the adverse and severe side-effects associated with treatment.

Exercise is a treatment modality that has been considered for supporting cancer treatment effectiveness (via improving vascularisation and allowing drugs to be delivered at a more effective rate), as well as improving quality of life and functional decline during aggressive drug therapies.


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