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2016 Selected Research on Exercise and Cancer

Physical exercise modulates the level of serum MMP-2 and MMP-9 in patients with breast cancer

MG Giganti, I Tresoldi, R Sorge, G Melchiorri, T Triossi… – Oncology Letters, 2016
Abstract. Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) exhibit an important function in extracellular
matrix degradation. MMPs modulate the activation of growth factors, cytokines and
metastasis. At present, the effect of exercise on serum levels of MMP-2 and-9 remains

[HTML] POSITIVE study: physical exercise program in non-operable lung cancer patients undergoing palliative treatment

J Wiskemann, S Hummler, C Diepold, M Keil, U Abel… – BMC Cancer, 2016
Background Patients with advanced stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) or small cell
lung cancer (SCLC) often experience multidimensional impairments, affecting quality of life
during their course of disease. In lung cancer patients with operable disease, several

Persistent Pain After Breast Cancer Surgery: Risk Factors and Strategies to Reduce Incidence and Severity

A Starkweather – Topics in Pain Management, 2016
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Losing Weight Lowered Levels of Proteins Associated With Tumor Growth

C Nalley – Oncology Times, 2016
Overweight or obese women who lost weight through diet or a combination of diet and exercise
also significantly lowered levels of proteins in the blood that help certain tumors grow, according
to a Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center study published July 14 in Cancer

CIMT 2016: Mechanisms of efficacy in cancer immunotherapy-Report on the 14th Annual Meeting of the Association for Cancer Immunotherapy

LM Kranz, M Birtel, L Hilscher, C Grunwitz… – Human Vaccines & …, 2016
The protective and therapeutic anti-cancer effect of physical exercise has been
demonstrated in multiple studies. However, the underlying mechanisms are still poorly
defined. Per thor Straten (Copenhagen University Hospital

How to get more out of the green exercise experience

J Duvall, WC Sullivan – Green Exercise: Linking Nature, Health and Well-being, 2016
links between green spaces and higher performance on attentional tasks in public housing
residents, aIDS caregivers, cancer patients, college benefit The soft fascination that characterizes
natural environments hints at another potential benefit of green exercise–namely, the

Mendelian randomization study of adiposity-related traits and risk of breast, ovarian, prostate, lung and colorectal cancer

C Gao, CJ Patel, K Michailidou, U Peters, J Gong… – International Journal of …, 2016
Mendelian randomization study of adiposity-related traits and risk of breast, ovarian,
prostate, lung and colorectal cancer. Breast cancer. The risk of breast cancer
decreased with increasing genetic score for childhood BMI [odds

A diagnosis of prostate cancer and pursuit of active surveillance is not followed by weight loss: potential for a teachable moment

MA Liss, JM Schenk, AV Faino, LF Newcomb, H Boyer… – Prostate Cancer and …, 2016
Population-based data suggest limited lifestyle modifications after diagnosis and potentially a
reduction in exercise. 13, 14. A diagnosis of cancer is thought to represent a teachable moment
for patients, at which time patients would be more likely to adopt healthy lifestyle

OK-432 (Sapylin) Reduces Seroma Formation After Axillary Lymphadenectomy in Breast Cancer

D Kong, Y Liu, Z Li, Q Cui, K Wang, K Wu, G Wu – Journal of Investigative Surgery, 2016
Petito EL, Esteves MT, Elias S, et al. The influence of the initiation of an exercise programme
on seroma formation and dehiscence following breast cancer surgery. J Clin Nurs.
2014;23:3087–3094. [CrossRef], [PubMed], [Web of Science ®] View all references].

Impact of preoperative pulmonary rehabilitation on the Thoracoscore of patients undergoing lung resection

G Chesterfield-Thomas, I Goldsmith – Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic …, 2016
A Cochrane systematic review from 2012 indicates that exercise in patients with a variety of cancer
diagnoses may have beneficial effects on health-related quality of life [7]. The benefit of
preoperative pulmonary rehabilitation (PPR) for patients undergoing lung resection for