News from New Jersey asbestos attorneys: Lung cancer patients may find
benefit in physical activity
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A study conducted by The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, and featured in the
current edition of Physician’s Weekly, outlines research on the
association between increased physical activity and greater quality of life in
lung cancer patients.
The research, which was funded by the
National Cancer Institute, was conducted with 175 participants who were treated
surgically for early-stage lung cancer from one to six years previously.
Individuals who were more physically active reported an overall better mood,
more vigor, fewer problems with shortness of breath, and greater physical
functioning than less active individuals.
And another study out of Massachusetts General Hospital found that exercise impacts the health and
quality of life of patients with an advanced or incurable lung cancer
The study, published in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology, said that
although fewer than half of the participants were able to complete the exercise
program, those individuals who did experienced a significant reduction in lung
cancer symptoms and no deterioration in their six-minute walk test or muscle
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