Preoperative Exercise Program for Pancreatic Cancer Patients

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Preoperative chemotherapy and chemoradiation can benefit patients with localized pancreatic cancer, but such regimens may exacerbate an already high symptom burden and diminish patients’ functional status. To maintain or improve pancreatic cancer patients’ functional status during preoperative therapy, researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center are investigating an exercise program.

This program may also improve the efficacy of chemotherapy. Read more . . .