Exercise-induced biochemical changes and their potential influence on cancer: a scientific review

19 Dec 2016Robert James Thomas, Stacey A Kenfield, Alfonso Jimenez

Exercise is one of several lifestyle factors known to lower the risk of developing cancer and is associated with lower relapse rates and better survival

Systematic review
10 effects
12 years
41 subjects

Reported Outcomes

VariablesOutcomeEffectLatency

Intense Exercise Selfcare risk & protective factor

Aging Musculoskeletal outcome
Aging
Musculoskeletal

Strong Decrease

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Moderate Exercise Selfcare risk & protective factor

Aging Musculoskeletal outcome
Aging
Musculoskeletal

Strong Decrease

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Moderate Exercise Selfcare risk & protective factor

Mortality Musculoskeletal outcome
Mortality
Musculoskeletal

Strong Decrease

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Intense Exercise Selfcare risk & protective factor

Mortality Musculoskeletal outcome
Mortality
Musculoskeletal

Strong Decrease

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Moderate Exercise Selfcare risk & protective factor

Cancer Lymphatic outcome
Cancer
Lymphatic

Strong Decrease

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Intense Exercise Selfcare risk & protective factor

Cancer Lymphatic outcome
Cancer
Lymphatic

Strong Decrease

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Moderate Exercise Selfcare risk & protective factor

Insulin-like Human Growth Hormone (IGF-1) Endocrine outcome

Strong Decrease

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Moderate Exercise Selfcare risk & protective factor

Inflammation Lymphatic outcome
Inflammation
Lymphatic

Strong Decrease

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Moderate Exercise Selfcare risk & protective factor

Subjective well-being Brain outcome

Strong Increase

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Moderate Exercise Selfcare risk & protective factor

Depression Brain outcome

Strong Decrease

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