Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Physical activity associated with better cognition in breast cancer patients


News Release 18-Aug-2021
Peer-Reviewed Publication
Washington University School of Medicine


A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has found a strong association between high levels of physical activity and the ability to maintain cognitive function among breast cancer patients treated with chemotherapy. The research lays the groundwork for future clinical trials aimed at investigating whether moderate to vigorous exercise can ward off what is commonly referred to as “chemo brain,” a decline in cognitive function many breast cancer patients experience.


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