Interesting facts on cancer and the impact of exercises

Exercise Therapy for Symptom Management and Treatment in Patients With Cancer
Exercise Therapy for Symptom Management and Treatment in Patients With Cancer

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here are some interesting facts on cancer and the impact of exercises. “The impact of exercise on cancer outcomes may be mediated by tumor subtype. For example, hormone receptor– positive breast cancers appear to be more responsive to exercise than HER2-amplified or triple-negative subtypes.

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New advances made in the treatment of lung cancer

New advances made in the treatment of lung cancer. Clinical trials showed prolonged progression-free survival with checkpoint inhibitor therapy. The phase III PACIFIC trial demonstrated an overall survival benefit for the selective programmed cell death ligand 1 (PD-L1) checkpoint inhibitor durvalumab (Imfinzi) vs placebo in patients with unresectable stage III NSCLC

 

Durvalumab Improves Overall Survival in Unresectable Stage III NSCLC -Screen

 

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In an analysis published in JAMA Oncology the use of low-dose aspirin

Association of Analgesic Use With Risk of Ovarian Cancer in the Nurses’ Health Studies
Association of Analgesic Use With Risk of Ovarian Cancer in the Nurses’ Health Studies

In an analysis published in JAMA Oncology, the use of low-dose aspirin was associated with a reduced risk of epithelial ovarian cancer.

On the other hand, the use of nonaspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) seems to be associated with an increased risk.

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https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaoncology/article-abstract/2704211