References to research on the impact of physical activity on cancer survivors.
Physical exercise in cancer patients during and after medical treatment: a systematic review of randomized and controlled trials. Aaronson et al, J Clin Oncol 2005; 23:3830-41.
Six-month follow-up of patient-rated outcomes in a randomized controlled trial of exercise training during breast cancer chemotherapy. Courneya KS, et al. Cancer Epidemiol. Biomarkers Prev. 2007; 16:2572-2578.
Randomized controlled trial of exercise training in postmenopausal breast cancer survivors: cardiopulmonary and quality of life outcomes. Courneya KS, et al. Clin Oncol 2003; 21:1660-8. [PubMed].
Effects of aerobic and resistance exercise in breast cancer patients receiving adjuvant chemotherapy: a multicenter randomized controlled trial. Courneya KS, et al. JCO 2007; 25:4396-4404.
Review of exercise intervention studies in cancer patients. Galvao DA, Newton RU. J Clin Oncol 2005; 23:899-909. [PubMed)
Physical activity and disease prevention: past, present, and future - a personal perspective. Haskell, WI, 2003. Exercise And Sport Sciences Reviews.
Physical activity and survival after diagnosis of invasive breast cancer. Epidemiol. Biomarkers Prev. Holick, et al. 2008; 17:379-386.
Physical activity and survival after breast cancer diagnosis. Holmes, MD et al. JAMA Vol. 293 No. 20, May 25, 2005.
Lifestyle factors and survival in women with breast cancer. Kushi, et al. J. Nutr. 2007; 137:236S-242S.
Effects of exercise on breast cancer patients and survivors: a systematic review and meta-analysis. McNeely, et al. CMAJ 2006; 175:34-41.
Exercise manages fatigue during breast cancer treatment: a randomized controlled trial. Psychooncology 2005; 14(6): 464-77.
Benefits of supervised group exercise program for women being treated for early stage breast cancer: pragmatic randomized controlled trial. Mock V, Frangakis C, Davidson NE, et al. BMJ 2007; 334:517-517.
Nutrition and physical activity during and after cancer treatment: answers to common questions. April 2013, www.cancer.org.
Effects of weight training on quality of life in recent breast cancer survivors: the Weight training for Breast Cancer survivors (WTBS) study. Mock V, Frangakis C, Davidson NE, et al. Cancer. May 1 2006; 106(9): 2076-2083.
Physical activity and risk or recurrence and mortality in breast cancer survivors: Cancer. Epidemiol biomarkers Prev. 2009; 18 (1) Jan. 2009.
Randomized trial of exercise therapy in women treated for breast cancer. Daley, et al. JCO 2007; 25:1713-1721.
Physical activity and breast cancer survivorship. Schmitz, (2011). In: Courneya KS, (Eds.) Physical activity and cancer. Recent results in cancer research, vol.186. Springer, Berlin Heidelberg.
Safety and efficacy of weight training in recent breast cancer survivors to alter body composition, insulin and insulin-like growth factor axis proteins. Schmitz KH, Ahmed RL, Hannan PJ, et al. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2005; 14:1672-80.
Weight lifting in women with breast cancer-related lymphedema . Schmitz K.,Ahmed RL. N Eng. J Med. 2009, 361: 664-673.
Exercise reduces daily fatigue in women with breast cancer receiving chemotherapy. Schwartz, et al. Med, & Sci in Sprts and Ex 33:718-723, 2001.
Links to articles on physical activity and nutrition related to cancer.
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