How exercise can boost health and recovery in people with cancer
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How exercise can boost health and recovery in people with cancer

Erin Dean Health writer

The lockdown curbed opportunities for exercise but with restrictions easing the benefits of physical activity in cancer care are being highlighted

The restrictions imposed by coronavirus meant limits on the chance to exercise outdoors. But being active remains important before, during and after cancer treatment, and international experts have called for ‘exercise prescriptions’ to cope with side effects of treatment and lower the risk of some cancers returning.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 19, 4, 18-21. doi: 10.7748/cnp.19.4.18.s14

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