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The Oncologist – Physical Activity and Exercise in Lung Cancer Care

2020-03-20T09:44:56+00:00

Review of the literature with author opinions on the physical activity and exercise in lung cancer care. To quote the Implications for Practice: Implications for Practice: Although growing evidence supports the safety and efficacy of exercise in lung cancer, both after surgery and during and after medical treatments, most patients are insufficiently active or sedentary. [...]

The Oncologist – Physical Activity and Exercise in Lung Cancer Care2020-03-20T09:44:56+00:00

Timing of Exercise for Men Initiating ADT for PCa

2020-03-20T08:56:55+00:00

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 [...]

Timing of Exercise for Men Initiating ADT for PCa2020-03-20T08:56:55+00:00

Radio Interview on Exercise Medicine

2020-03-20T09:05:49+00:00

8 Minute Interview on Exercise Medicine Professor Newton was interviewed by Robyn Williams on ABC National “The Science Show” to discuss tailoring exercise prescription to address specific morbidities of chronic disease and how exercise medicine is an adjuvant & adjunct therapy to surgery and other cancer treatments. This is a short 8min audio which you [...]

Radio Interview on Exercise Medicine2020-03-20T09:05:49+00:00

FACT Questionnaires added to MyExerciseMedicine

2020-03-20T09:03:13+00:00

14 Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy Questionnaires added to MyExerciseMedicine The team has been busy adding new assessments to the platform with the latest being 14 FACT questionnaires covering a range of specific cancers. While the FACT-G can be used for all cancers, these additional tools drill down to specifics of disease and treatment issues. [...]

FACT Questionnaires added to MyExerciseMedicine2020-03-20T09:03:13+00:00

Home-based Exercise Prescriptions

2020-03-20T08:41:56+00:00

We wish to bring to the attention of all subscribers to MyExerciseMedicine that people with cancer in particular those that are 70 years or older are at greater risk of developing more serious problems from COVID-19. ASCO has just released about an article Coronavirus 2019: What People With Cancer Need to Know It remains very [...]

Home-based Exercise Prescriptions2020-03-20T08:41:56+00:00

COVID-19 Infection in Patients With Cancer in China

2020-03-20T08:42:56+00:00

The ASCO Post published an article on the 18th March 2020 describing a study published in The Lancet Oncology reporting that "patients with cancer may be at a higher risk of COVID-19 respiratory disease requiring admission to hospital than individuals without cancer, and that those with cancer who contract the virus have a higher likelihood [...]

COVID-19 Infection in Patients With Cancer in China2020-03-20T08:42:56+00:00

Coronavirus 2019: What People With Cancer Need to Know

2020-03-20T08:43:31+00:00

Patients with cancer and in particular those that are older may be especially vulnerable to COVID-19. This makes it highly problematic for cancer patients to exercise as group participation is risky and despite the best efforts of exercise clinics and fitness centres to clean equipment and take precautions the risk may be just too high. [...]

Coronavirus 2019: What People With Cancer Need to Know2020-03-20T08:43:31+00:00