Exercise as medicine for survivors of paediatric cancer

Marit Hjorth, Mark A. Febbraio

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Abstract

Evidence suggests that physical activity is beneficial for patients with and survivors of cancer. A recent study found that vigorous exercise was associated with reduced mortality in paediatric cancer survivors. Here we discuss these findings in the context of potential mechanisms mediating some of the health effects of exercise in cancer.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)506-508
Number of pages3
JournalNature Reviews Endocrinology
Volume14
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2018
Externally publishedYes

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