If Exercise Were A Cancer Drug, It Would Be A Blockbuster

Personal trainer monitoring a client's movement during a fitball exerciseBut we all know that Big Pharma won’t let doctors prescribe exercise for their very profitable customers patients. Report from Medical News Today:

If exercise were a cancer drug, it would be a blockbuster, appears to be the conclusion of a new review on the benefits of physical activity to people surviving and living beyond cancer. In a report released today, 8 August, the leading UK charity Macmillan Cancer Support, firmly sweeps aside the tradition that cancer patients should “rest up” and “take it easy”, and urges doctors and nurses to prescribe physical activity to patients “at all stages of cancer from initial diagnosis through to the later stages”. However, despite the emergence of this evidence, many health professionals are failing to tell their cancer patients about the benefits of exercise, they added.

Ciaran Devane, Chief Executive of Macmillan Cancer Support, told the press that the evidence in the report, whose short title is “Move More”, shows how important physical activity is to recovery from cancer, yet “very little attention to its benefits is given by health professionals or by those commissioning health services”.

He urged that services to promote and offer exercise should not only be available, but that they should be “prescribed” to cancer patients.

Devane said cancer patients would be “shocked” if they knew how much physical activity could help their recovery and long term health, in some cases even reducing the chance of having to undergo repeat treatment…

[continues at Medical News Today]

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  • SF2K01

    Exercising is definitely the least popular health drug out there, because popping a pill is just that much easier.

    • http://www.sacredgeometryinternational.com/ Camron Wiltshire

      I agree.  The sad part is exercising is an act of self love that also constantly humbles you.  The more people train the more they are prepared for hard times and develop a spirit of resilience.  Pills are like cheap paint that come off all too soon.  Here is to a self loving America that does not binge on High Fructose or any other GMO shite.  Thank you for posting this article.

  • Anonymous

    Exercising is definitely the least popular health drug out there, because popping a pill is just that much easier.

  • Camronwiltshire

    I agree.  The sad part is exercising is an act of self love that also constantly humbles you.  The more people train the more they are prepared for hard times and develop a spirit of resilience.  Pills are like cheap paint that come off all too soon.  Here is to a self loving America that does not binge on High Fructose or any other GMO shite.  Thank you for posting this article.

  • Camronwiltshire

    I agree.  The sad part is exercising is an act of self love that also constantly humbles you.  The more people train the more they are prepared for hard times and develop a spirit of resilience.  Pills are like cheap paint that come off all too soon.  Here is to a self loving America that does not binge on High Fructose or any other GMO shite.  Thank you for posting this article.

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