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Exercise

Exercise is ‘best medicine’ and should be prescribed to every cancer patient: experts

May 20, 2018

Exercise should be part of every cancer patient’s treatment, and if it’s not, it could actually be harmful, according to a team of Australia researchers. Read the article here.

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Study to investigate whether high intensity exercise can help men with prostate cancer

February 19, 2018

Researchers from the University of Surrey and Royal Surrey County Hospital will investigate the impact of high intensity aerobic and resistance training combined with psychosocial support on men with prostate cancer. Read the article here.

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Prostatepedia Blog: Diet and Exercise

February 4, 2018

Here are some recent blogs on Prostatepedia related to diet and exercise: Vitamin D, Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Curcumin + Prostate Cancer Diet + Lifestyle During Treatment Statins, Cholesterol + Prostate Cancer Exercise + Metastatic Prostate Cancer?    

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A Phase III clinical trial of high-intensity exercise in the management of advanced prostate cancer

November 6, 2017

According to a news release just issued by Queen’s University, Belfast, a group of  150 researchers around the world is coming together to expand enrollment and access to the Australian INTERVAL trial into a global trial to test whether serious exercise should be prescribed as part of the treatment for men with advanced prostate cancer. […]

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Exercise and Prostate Cancer

September 3, 2017

Exercising before prostate surgery helps recovery. Read the article here. Exercise linked to lower mortality with early prostate cancer Read the article here.

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Does bicycling affect PSA levels?

July 2, 2017

The answer to the question does bicycling affect PSA or not, it appears from the few studies that have researched this topic, the answer is most likely not. Read the article here.

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Evidence of Exercise and Nutrition Trial dietary and physical activity modifications

May 7, 2017

There is increasing evidence that low levels of physical activity and diets low in fruit and vegetables and high in meat and dairy products are risk factors for prostate cancer disease progression. The Prostate cancer: Evidence of Exercise and Nutrition Trial (PrEvENT) aimed to assess a diet and physical activity intervention in men undergoing radical […]

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Prostate Cancer Surgery and Pelvic Floor Exercises: What to Know

February 19, 2017

In this video, shared by Continence Foundation of Australia, listen to Specialist Continence & Women’s Health Physiotherapist, Shan Morrison, as she discusses urinary incontinence in men after prostate cancer surgery. Dr. Morrison also talks about pelvic floor exercises and how these can help men in their recovery. Watch the video here.

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Prostate cancer: Four extra inches on a man’s waistline increases deadly disease risk by a fifth

September 13, 2016

A 14-year-study, which spanned eight countries, found that overall, an extra four inches on the waist was associated with a 13 per cent increased risk of prostate cancer – and an 18 per cent rise in fatal disease. Read the article.

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Exercise, future anticancer therapy?

September 13, 2016

Several studies have demonstrated the benefits of exercise to improve the quality of life of people with cancer. But Dr. Fred Saad, urologist-oncologist and researcher at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM), goes further. He believes that physical exercise has a direct effect on cancer, as effective as drugs, for treating patients with […]

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