Systematic review of exercise training in colorectal cancer patients during treatment.

@article{Rooijen2018SystematicRO,
  title={Systematic review of exercise training in colorectal cancer patients during treatment.},
  author={Stefanus van Rooijen and Mark Engelen and Celena Scheede-Bergdahl and Francesco Carli and R M H Roumen and Gerrit D Slooter and Goof Schep},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports},
  year={2018},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={
          360-370
        }
}
Colorectal cancer surgery results in considerable postoperative morbidity, mortality and reduced quality of life. As many patients will undergo additional (neo)adjuvant therapy, it is imperative that each individual optimize their physical function. To elucidate the potential of exercise in patient optimization, we investigated the evidence for an exercise program before and after surgical treatment in colorectal cancer patients. A systematic review was conducted according to the Cochrane… CONTINUE READING
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