Increasing physical activity and exercise in lung cancer: reviewing safety, benefits, and application.

  title={Increasing physical activity and exercise in lung cancer: reviewing safety, benefits, and application.},
  author={Brett Bade and D. David Thomas and J Brady Scott and Gerard A. Silvestri},
  journal={Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer},
  volume={10 6},
Lung cancer continues to be a difficult disease frequently diagnosed in late stages with a high mortality and symptom burden. In part because of frequent lung comorbidity, even lung cancer survivors often remain symptomatic and functionally limited. Though targeted therapy continues to increase treatment options for advanced-stage disease, symptom burden remains high with few therapeutic options. In the last several decades, exercise and physical activity have arisen as therapeutic options for… CONTINUE READING
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