Exercise may become anti-cancer therapy in future

Toronto, May 24 (IANS) A first-ever international clinical trial evaluating the effect of intense physical exercise to improve survival of men with advanced prostate cancer is now underway. Dr Fred Saad, urologist-oncologist and researcher at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) believes that physical exercise has a direct effect on cancer — as effective as drugs — for treating patients with prostate cancer even in advanced stages of the disease. It is thought that this affects cancer progression,” he said.
Exercise may become anti-cancer therapy in future


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