Tag: Cancer

 

Reduce depression in patients with lung cancer

  A clinical trial comparing the efficacy of an integrated treatment program for depression in patients with lung cancer compared with usual care. A randomized controlled trial of English Walker and colleagues published in The Lancet in 2014 testing the effectiveness of a program combining an antidepressant treatment and psychosocial support on the severity of depression […]

The optimal dose of physical activity during chemotherapy

A clinical trial comparing three intensity physical activity programs and different modality from women with breast cancer and treated with chemotherapy. A Canadian randomized controlled trial of Courneya and colleagues published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute in 2013, compared the effectiveness of three physical activity programs on physical functioning, fatigue, physical condition […]

All physical activities are not equal during chemotherapy

  A clinical trial comparing the effectiveness of two types of physical activity programs on fitness, fatigue, quality of life and the rate of implementation of the programmed chemotherapy in patients treated for breast cancer or colon. A Dutch randomized controlled trial of van Waart and his colleagues, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology […]

The antioxidants in the prevention of digestive cancers

A meta-analysis shows that antioxidant supplementation does not reduce the risk of digestive cancers. A meta-analysis of Bjelakovic and collaborators published in The Lancet in 2004 testing the efficacy of antioxidant supplementation in the prevention of digestive cancers and mortality from this cancer. No benefit is obtained. Worse, it may increase mortality digestive cancer. The […]