How does exercise impact health for those with cancer?

Dr Frank Lipman
Dec 29, 2022

How does exercise impact health for those with cancer? New research suggests that exercise boosts levels of a cancer fighting protein. 

Study Summary

This new research, which included 9 men with late-stage prostate cancer, found that: 

  • Participation in a 34 minute cycling workout increased levels of myokines, a protein which stimulates anti-cancer reactions in the body and suppresses tumor growth. 

The Hearty Take

Never underestimate the importance of exercise for both healing and prevention! The body undergoes a multitude of changes with exercise - and even one workout - has an impact. Aim to exercise daily to support your immediate health and future health.

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