Functional benefits are sustained after a program of supervised resistance exercise in cancer patients with bone metastases: longitudinal results of a pilot study

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Supportive Care in Cancer, ISSN: 0941-4355, Vol: 22, Issue: 6, Page: 1537-1548

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Cormie, Prue; Galvão, Daniel A; Spry, Nigel; Joseph, David; Taaffe, Dennis R; Newton, Robert U
Springer Nature; Springer Verlag
Medicine; Advanced cancer; Bone metastases; Physical activity; Physical function; aged; article; bone metastasis; breast cancer; cancer patient; clinical article; female; follow up; functional assessment; human; lean body weight; male; mobilization; physical activity; pilot study; priority journal; prostate cancer; quality of life; resistance training; treatment outcome; Activities of Daily Living; Aged; Body Composition; Bone Neoplasms; Breast Neoplasms; Female; Humans; Longitudinal Studies; Male; Middle Aged; Pilot Projects; Prostatic Neoplasms; Quality of Life; Resistance Training; Bone metastases . Physical activity . Advanced cancer . Physical function; Oncology; Sports Sciences; Psychology; Medicine and Health Sciences; Social and Behavioral Sciences
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Exercise may represent an effective adjunct therapy to current medical management strategies for maintaining functional independence and improving quality of life in cancer patients with bone metastatic disease. However, it has yet to be determined if there are any sustained effects following the completion of an exercise program by patients with bone metastases.