Exercise for older adult inpatients with acute myelogenous leukemia: A pilot study.

@article{Klepin2011ExerciseFO,
  title={Exercise for older adult inpatients with acute myelogenous leukemia: A pilot study.},
  author={Heidi D Klepin and Suzanne C. Danhauer and Janet A. Tooze and Kylie Stott and Kristin Daley and Tanya Vishnevsky and Bayard L. Powell and Shannon L. Mihalko},
  journal={Journal of geriatric oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={2 1},
  pages={11-17}
}
OBJECTIVES Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) largely affects older adults. Few interventions have sought to improve functional status and health-related quality of life (HRQL) during treatment. The objective of this study is to examine the feasibility of an exercise intervention among older adults with AML undergoing induction chemotherapy. MATERIALS AND METHODS Pilot study of adults ≥50 years of age hospitalized for AML chemotherapy. The four week exercise intervention included stretching… CONTINUE READING

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