Author | Hendrik Dirk de Heer, PhD, MPH


Initiating Exercise Interventions to Promote Wellness in Cancer Patients and Survivors

October 15, 2017

ByAnna L. Schwartz, PhD, FNP|Hendrik Dirk de Heer, PhD, MPH|Jennifer W. Bea, PhD

This article includes a succinct review of current research into exercise in the cancer setting and a discussion of the American College of Sports Medicine exercise recommendations for cancer survivors. Common acute, long-term, and late effects of cancer and its treatment are also described in the context of ways in which these side effects impact the ability to exercise.