(Leslie Orr-Rochester/ Futurity) — Chemo-brain, or brain fogginess, is a well-known side effect for some cancer survivors treated with chemotherapy. In prior studies, women with breast cancer have says that brain fog is a significant problem.
The new research suggests that exercise may be a prevention tool, and lays the groundwork for clinical trials to further investigate the power of exercise in cancer care.
“We’ve always believed that exercise is a great way to help cancer patients,” says senior author Michelle Janelsins, associate professor of surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Cancer and member of the Cancer Prevention and Control research program at the Wilmot Cancer Institute. (…)
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