oncology

News in brief: Exercise may stimulate release of cancer-suppressing myokines; Icon to open three new specialist cancer centres; RACP trainees receive legal warning on feedback reports

Exercise may stimulate release of cancer-suppressing myokines Cancer patients may benefit from exercise because it causes skeletal muscle to secrete proteins called myokines that can suppress tumour growth, according to preliminary research from Edit Cowan University (ECU) in WA. In a study involving ten obese men with prostate cancer undergoing ADT researchers showed that a ...

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