Journal article

Impact of Physical Exercise on Growth and Progression of Cancer in Rodents-A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Robert-Christopher Karl-Richard Eschke, Amit Lampit, Alexander Schenk, Florian Javelle, Karen Steindorf, Patrick Diel, Wilhelm Bloch, Philipp Zimmer

FRONTIERS IN ONCOLOGY | FRONTIERS MEDIA SA | Published : 2019

Abstract

Background: Physical exercise is suspected to reduce cancer risk and mortality. So far, little is known about the underlying mechanisms. Although limited, murine models represent a promising attempt in order to gain knowledge in this field. Objective: A systematic review and meta-analysis examining various treatment protocols was conducted in order to determine the impact of exercise on tumor growth in rodents. Methods: PubMed, Google scholar and System for information on Gray literature in Europe were screened from inception to October 2017. Risk of bias within individual studies was assessed using the Office of Health Assessment and Translation risk of bias rating tool for human and animal..

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