"Impact of Exercise on Prostate Cancer Therapy Side Effects"

Androgen deprivation therapy side effects improved somewhat with exercise

(dailyRx News) Male hormones called androgens help prostate cancer develop, grow and spread. That’s why the disease is often treated with medications that block androgen activity.

This treatment known as androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) has some very unpleasant side effects, and researchers recently sought to learn if exercise could help relieve these symptoms.

After reviewing the latest research, these researchers found that exercise did lessen some ADT side effects, but not all.

The researchers urged that more research be conducted to develop specific evidence-based exercise guidelines for prostate cancer survivors being treated with androgen-deprivation therapy.

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