Physical activity and childhood cancer.

  title={Physical activity and childhood cancer.},
  author={Corinna Caroline Winter and Carsten M{\"u}ller and Christiane Hoffmann and Joachim Boos and Dieter Rosenbaum},
  journal={Pediatric blood & cancer},
  volume={54 4},
This review provides a survey of studies investigating physical activity and exercise interventions in patients during tumor treatment and survivors of childhood cancer. PubMed and Medline databases were searched using relevant terms. References of selected papers were tracked. A total of 28 studies could be identified. Seventeen studies investigated physical activity, 11 studies determined the effect of activity enhancing interventions during and after therapy. Even though most studies showed… CONTINUE READING