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  • Normally sedentary breast cancer survivors who completed an exercise program reduced the levels of insulin in their blood, revealing a likely link between physical activity and better outcomes, researchers from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston reported at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago.

Tags: BreastCancer, Exercise

  • A protein that dwindles in response to obesity and a sedentary lifestyle may one day help doctors predict which people are at increased risk for pancreatic cancer, new research by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and collaborating scientists indicates.

Tags: Exercise, PancreaticCancer

  • The number of cancer survivors reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Cancer Institute demonstrates how important it is to provide survivors with the care and follow-up they need to live healthy lives, says Dana-Farber's Dr. Lisa Diller.

Tags: Exercise, Survivorship

  • Researchers have isolated a natural hormone from muscle cells that triggers some of the key health benefits of exercise. Irisin, which switches on genes that convert white fat into "good" brown fat, may hold promise as a novel treatment for diabetes, obesity and perhaps other disorders, including cancer.

Tags: BasicResearch, Exercise, Hormones

  • Dana-Farber president Edward J. Benz, MD, comments on a report showing decline in rates of death in the U.S. from all cancers for men and women. The findings come from the latest Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer.

Tags: Exercise, Disparities, Prevention

  • Strong social connections may make it harder for some people who live in low-income, minority communities to lead a healthy lifestyle,
    report Dana-Farber and Harvard School of Public Health researchers.

Tags: Exercise, Disparities, Prevention

  • Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have isolated a previously unknown protein in muscles that spurs their growth and increased power following resistance exercise. They suggest that artificially raising the protein’s levels might someday help prevent muscle loss caused by cancer, prolonged inactivity in hospital patients, and aging.

Tags: BasicResearch, Exercise

  • A protein that is increased by endurance exercise has been isolated and given to non-exercising mice, in which it turned on genes that promote brain health and encourage the growth of new nerves involved in learning and memory, report scientists from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School.

Tags: BasicResearch, Exercise

  • Women being treated with breast cancer drugs known as aromatase inhibitors can markedly ease the joint pain associated with the drugs by engaging in moderate daily exercise, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Yale University investigators report in a study to be presented during the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

Tags: BreastCancer, Exercise

  • The New Year is a great time to add some healthy habits into a daily routine. Maintaining good health doesn't have to be hard. Experts at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute offer seven easy strategies that can help just about anyone get on the road to good health and possibly help reduce cancer risk.

Tags: Exercise, Nutrition, Smoking, Prevention

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