Latest Paper – Timing of exercise for muscle strength and physical function in men initiating ADT for prostate cancer
Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases February 2020
Based on our RCT of 104 men with prostate cancer initiating androgen deprivation therapy. “Exercise either at the onset or after 6 months of ADT preserves/enhances muscle strength and physical function. However, to avoid initial treatment-related adverse effects on strength and function, exercise therapy should be implemented with initiation of ADT.”
Important message for patients and clinicians is that a tailored exercise medicine prescription should be initiated ASAP after initial diagnosis.