Physical activity may decrease fatigue associated with cancer treatment
Full article: https://journals.lww.com/acsm-msse/Fulltext/2021/12000/Home_based_Physical_Activity_to_Alleviate_Fatigue.22.aspx
Many cancer survivors experience fatigue during and after they complete treatment. This study looked at the effect of home-based physical activity on fatigue in cancer survivors. It also looked at whether frequent counseling encouraged people to start and continue their exercise routines. (Posted 8/1/22). Este artículo está disponible en español.
Questions To Ask Your Health Care Provider
- What physical activities are safe for me?
- What are the physical activity guidelines for my age group?
- What exercise counseling options are available to me?
- How can I work physical activity into my daily life?
- How frequently or vigorously should I exercise?
- Are there any physical activities I should avoid and for how long?
Open Clinical Trials
The following studies are looking at management of side effects:
- NCT04533763: Living WELL: A Web-Based Program for Ovarian Cancer Survivors. This studies a group-based and web-delivered tool for ovarian cancer survivors in increasing quality of life and decreasing stress, depressive mood, anxiety, and fatigue across a 12-month period.
- NCT05047926: Prehabilitation for Advanced Ovarian Cancer Patients. Prehabilitation may improve peri-operative outcomes in patients undergoing cancer surgery. This study will look at structured activity for women undergoing neoadjuvant chemotherapy to improve their physical state prior to surgical intervention and thus improve outcomes.
FORCE is a national nonprofit organization, established in 1999. Our mission is to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by adult hereditary cancers.