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Semin Oncol Nurs. 2007 Nov;23(4):242-52.

Physical activity and cancer control.

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Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, University of Alberta, E-488 Van Vliet Center, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 2H9. kerry.courneya@ualberta.ca

Abstract

OBJECTIVES:

To provide an overview and update of physical activity (PA) research across the entire cancer control continuum.

DATA SOURCES:

Previous cancer control frameworks and selected PA and cancer research that has been published over the past 5 years.

CONCLUSION:

There have been major scientific advances in PA research across many, but not all, of the cancer control categories over the past 5 years.

IMPLICATIONS FOR NURSING PRACTICE:

Nurses should have a comprehensive understanding of the potential role of PA across the entire cancer control continuum.

PMID:
18022052
DOI:
10.1016/j.soncn.2007.08.002
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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