Weight Management and Exercise for Cancer Survivors.

Academic Article


  • Obesity may contribute to development and recurrence of cancer, as well as cancer-related and all-cause mortality. This risk factor is also among the most preventable causes of cancer. This article describes current evidence-based guidelines for weight management and physical activity for cancer survivors. The authors also discuss practical interventions to help survivors undertake behavioral changes to manage their weight.
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  • cancer survivors, diet, exercise, physical activity, weight loss, Evidence-Based Medicine, Exercise, Female, Healthy Diet, Humans, Male, Neoplasm Recurrence, Local, Neoplasms, Obesity, Practice Guidelines as Topic, Prognosis, Quality of Life, Risk Assessment, Survivors, Treatment Outcome
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    Author List

  • Rutledge L; Demark-Wahnefried W
  • Start Page

  • 129
  • End Page

  • 132
  • Volume

  • 20
  • Issue

  • 2