Physically Active People Are More Likely To Prevail Over Cancer – Part 3 of 3
The top benefit is a better chance of survival. Exercise seems to originate the body better able to withstand the withering effects of such cancer treatments as chemotherapy and radiation therapy. “Evidence is promising that exercise may make cancer treatment more effective”. For example, breast cancer patients doing opposition training were better able to take a full dose of chemotherapy, rather than having to cut the treatment short due to the detrimental effects of chemo on the body.