Cancer survivors likely to face increase in long-term risk of cardiovascular disease

In one of the largest studies of its kind, the research team, led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, analysed the medical records of more than 630,000 people in the UK, including over 100,000 survivors of a range of cancers. They found raised risks of blood [...] Click here to view [...]

Assessment of psychological distress among cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy in Saudi Arabia

Accepted for publication 13 June 2019 Published 20 August 2019 Volume 2019:12 Pages 691—700 Checked for plagiarism Yes Peer reviewer comments 3 Turky H Almigbal, 1 Khalid M Almutairi, 2 Jack B Fu, 3 Jason M Vinluan, 2 Eyad Alhelih, 4 Wadi B Alonazi, 5 Mohammed Ali Batais, 1 [...] Click here to view [...]

Better approach to treat cancer

A cancer diagnosis would once push patients into a state of deep despair and anxiety. Patients used to approach the diagnosis with a fatalistic attitude and were apprehensive of the treatment. The surgical treatment was considered to be mutilating and radiation used to lead to complications and a quality [...] Click here to view [...]

Your Cancer Answers: How can I benefit from an oncology social worker?

Question: How can I benefit from an oncology scial worker during or after my cancer treatment? When a person is diagnosed with cancer, everyone’s main focus is always the physical health of the person and rightly so, but people should never neglect the emotional issues associated with cancer. Oncology [...] Click here to view [...]

Home-based exercise, weight loss interventions do not improve breast cancer-related lymphedema

A home-based exercise and/or weight loss intervention failed to improve breast cancer-related lymphedema outcomes among breast cancer survivors with overweight, according to results from the WISER Survivor randomized trial published in JAMA Oncology . “The present study sought to test the effects of exercise, weight loss and combined exercise [...] Click here to view [...]

Can Physical Activity Delay Progression in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer?

Colorectal Cancer Increased physical activity did not appear to be related to overall survival among patients diagnosed with metastatic colorectal cancer, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology . However, the study did find physical activity had an effect on progression-free survival and risk for [...] Click here to view [...]

Nordic walking may benefit breast cancer patients

(Reuters Health) - Nordic walking, an aerobic activity performed with walking poles similar to ski poles, may benefit patients with breast cancer, according to a review of existing research. The low-impact exercise improved swelling, physical fitness, disability and quality of life, the study authors conclude in the European Journal [...] Click here to view [...]

Body fat may predict aggressive prostate cancer

In the journals Excess weight not only raises your risk of prostate cancer, it can also mean more aggressive and fatal cancer, according to a study published online June 10, 2019, by Cancer . Scientists found that the accumulation of visceral fat (the hidden kind that lies deep in [...] Click here to view [...]

Is It Safe for Patients to Exercise During Treatment for Cancer?

News , Cancer Management , Oncology Gabriele “Gabe” Grunewald was diagnosed with cancer in 2009 at the age of 22. The next day, the professional runner beat her own record in the 1,500 meters race. Triathlete Sindy Hooper was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2013. She went on to [...] Click here to view [...]

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