Physical Activity After a Prostate Cancer Diagnosis


A number o f observational studies and clinical trials have shown that physical activity after a diagnosis o f prostate cancer is associated with a decrease in disease progression and an increase in survival, and that specific exercises reduce morbidity from prostate cancer treatments. However, providers need m ore guidance on what types o f physical activity to recommend to patients across different disease states and treatments in prostate cancer, and when and h ow to initiate the discussion. In addition to evaluating important studies showing benefits of physical activity in patients with prostate cancer, this review suggests some evidence-based methods for incorporating physical activity interventions into clinical practice.

2018-02-03T21:32:36+00:00January 29th, 2016|Exercise, Prostate Cancer|0 Comments

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