Exercise program improves quality of life for patients with metastatic breast cancer

SAN ANTONIO — Patients with metastatic breast cancer who take part in a supervised, structured exercise program during palliative treatment may experience improved quality of life, according to study results.
Individuals who participated in an exercise program reported higher health-related quality-of-life scores and less overall physical fatigue than those in a control group, findings presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium showed. Those who participated in the exercise program also exhibited less pain and dyspnea.
“What surprised us was how clear our results were,”

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