Abstract The combination of an increasing number of new cancer cases and improving survival rates has led to a large and rapidly growing population with unique health-care requirements. Exercise has been proposed as a strategy to help address the issues faced by cancer patients. Supported by a growing body of research, major health organizations commonly identify the importance of incorporating exercise in cancer care and … Continue reading Epidemiol Rev. 2017 Jan 1;39(1):71-92. doi: 10.1093/epirev/mxx007. The Impact of Exercise on Cancer Mortality, Recurrence, and Treatment-Related Adverse Effects. Cormie P, Zopf EM, Zhang X, Schmitz KH.
Martijn MStuiverabNicole LStoutcAmy MDennettdeCaroline MSpeksnijderfghKristin L Campbell Introduction Cancer and its treatments can result in impairments, which can affect multiple body systems. These impairments restrict physical functioning and participation in activities of daily living and life roles of many patients, consequently limiting their quality of life. Many such impairments are amenable to physiotherapy interventions. Numerous studies have shown beneficial effects of physiotherapy interventions – including … Continue reading An international perspective on integrating physiotherapists in oncology care