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Exercise as part of cancer treatment

In a first, a national cancer organization has issued formal guidelines recommending exercise as part of cancer treatment, for all cancer patients. The Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA) is very clear on the directive. Its recommendations are: Exercise should be embedded as part of standard practice in cancer care and viewed as an adjunct […]

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Stress can accelerate pancreatic cancer development

Stress can accelerate pancreatic cancer development

Stress can speed up the development of pancreatic cancer, finds a study.The researchers stated that stress triggers the release of “fight-or-flight” hormones.Beta-blockers–commonly used medications that inhibit these hormones–were found to increase survival in a mouse model of the disease. An additional analysis of patients with advanced pancreatic cancer revealed that those who were taking selective […]

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