Monthly Archives: February 2019

The Impact of Exercise on Cancer Mortality, Recurrence, and Treatment-Related Adverse Effects

Prue Cormie Eva M Zopf Xiaochen Zhang Kathryn H Schmitz Epidemiologic Reviews, Volume 39, Issue 1, 1 January 2017, Pages 71–92.https://doi.org/10.1093/epirev/mxx007 Published: 27 April 2017 Over 750,000 people of working age are living with cancer in the UK . As many as 63,000 people with cancer today want to work but are unable to do so because they do not have the right support. It … Continue reading The Impact of Exercise on Cancer Mortality, Recurrence, and Treatment-Related Adverse Effects »

Physical Activity and Cancer

ON THIS PAGE What is physical activity? What is known about the relationship between physical activity and cancer risk? How might physical activity be linked to reduced risks of cancer? Is being sedentary linked to health risks? How much physical activity is recommended for general health benefits? Is physical activity beneficial for cancer survivors? What additional research is under way on the relationship between physical … Continue reading Physical Activity and Cancer »

Cancer doesn’t discriminate so why would an employer?

Cancer now represents the main cause of claims across all group risk products – life, income protection and critical illness cover – but thanks to treatment and support improvements, more people than ever are surviving cancer. So why, although able to get back to work, do many people struggle to return to – or stay in – employment? And why, despite the Equality Act 2010, … Continue reading Cancer doesn’t discriminate so why would an employer? »

Exercise and other non-pharmaceutical interventions for cancer-related fatigue

Exercise and other non-pharmaceutical interventions for cancer-related fatigue in patients during or after cancer treatment: a systematic review incorporating an indirect-comparisons meta-analysis. Abstract AIM: To assess the relative effects of different types of exercise and other non-pharmaceutical interventions on cancer-related fatigue (CRF) in patients during and after cancer treatment. DESIGN: Systematic review and indirect-comparisons meta-analysis. DATA SOURCES: Articles were searched in PubMed, Cochrane CENTRAL and … Continue reading Exercise and other non-pharmaceutical interventions for cancer-related fatigue »