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Exercise- It’s role in preventing and treating cancer. Andrew Murray. Exercise can make a difference. Exercise likely to be protective >20 cancers Rock solid evidence bowel and breast Evidence for survival benefit likely but unproven Benefits before, during and after treatments.

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exercise can make a difference
Exercise can make a difference
  • Exercise likely to be protective >20 cancers
  • Rock solid evidence bowel and breast
  • Evidence for survival benefit likely but unproven
  • Benefits before, during and after treatments
other benefits
Other Benefits
  • Happier
  • Healthier
  • Fitter
  • Control
stories trump data
Stories trump data
  • 50 yo. Robert
  • Bus driver, 2 children
  • Ex smoker
  • Previously inactive
  • Lung cancer
  • Why me?
assessment
Assessment
  • Ask the question??
  • “How many days a week do you do physical activity, and for how long” ??150 mins
pre op
Pre-op
  • Met with surgeon
  • “what can I do prior to op”
  • Bought a pedometer
  • Added 1000 steps per day
post op
Post op
  • “to get out for grandsons 1st birthday”
  • “walk to the Hearts vs Hibs game”
  • “more time with family”
chain reaction
Chain Reaction
  • Wife
  • Grandkids
  • Football mates
brief interventions in primary care
Brief interventions in Primary Care
  • Physical Activity £20-440
  • Smoking £8-9000
  • Statin £10k
what is recommended
What is recommended
  • 150 mins a week
  • Everything counts
  • Something better than nothing
  • Aerobic/ strength
  • ?pedometers
2 minute activity discuss
2 minute activity- Discuss
  • Do you think exercise can help with patients with cancer?
  • +/- example
resources
Resources
  • Physical Activity pathway/ Physical Activity wheel
  • Every Step Counts- DVD and online
  • American Institute of Cancer Research
  • McMillan- Physical Activity
summary exercise and cancer
Summary- Exercise and Cancer
  • Happier
  • Healthier
  • Control
  • We can help
  • docandrewmurray@gmail.com