Physical Activity

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Objective: To provide a summary of the research on the effects of exercise on cancer survivors during and following cancer treatment. Data Sources: Electronic data bases, published studies and review articles. Conclusion: While there is a growing body of research on the effects of exercise on cancer survivors, evidence is growing to support exercise interventions to improve quality of life and physiologic and psychological outcomes during and following treatment. Implications for Nursing Practice: Nurses should provide encouragement and information on exercise to cancer survivors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)164-170
Number of pages7
JournalSeminars in Oncology Nursing
Issue number3
StatePublished - Aug 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • Physical activity
  • cancer survivorship
  • exercise

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology(nursing)


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