Physical Activity and its Effectiveness in Cancer Therapy

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Research shows that physical activity offers plenty of benefits for long-term health and plays an important role in both cancer prevention and healthy survivorship. For reducing cancer risk, American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) recommends getting at least 150 minutes of moderate, or 75 minutes of vigorous (if possible) physical activity per week. Emerging evidence shows that physical activity, can be a valuable complement to traditional cancer treatments as well. A recently published paper supports the role of physical activity in increasing the effectiveness of radiation therapy, chemotherapy and even immunotherapy.

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    Excitement Building for #AICR19 Conference

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    Only eight weeks to go until the AICR 2019 Research Conference “Diet, Obesity, Physical Activity and Cancer – Beyond the Blueprint.” We are so excited to present a truly outstanding meeting that will highlight the current evidence and most recent advances while, simultaneously, looking to the future – looking Beyond the Blueprint. Our Conference Planning Committee and speakers are at the very forefront of research into the role of diet, obesity, physical activity and cancer and they have created a program that captures the unique excitement of the current moment in cancer research.

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