Journal article

Natural killer cell mobilization and egress following acute exercise in men with prostate cancer

Erik D Hanson, Samy Sakkal, Shadney Que, Eunhan Cho, Guillaume Spielmann, Elif Kadife, John A Violet, Claudio L Battaglini, Lee Stoner, David B Bartlett, Glenn K McConell, Alan Hayes

Experimental Physiology | WILEY | Published : 2020


NEW FINDINGS: What is the central question of this study? What are the characteristics of the NK cell response following acute moderate-intensity aerobic exercise in prostate cancer survivors and is there a relationship between stress hormones and NK cell mobilization? What is the main finding and its importance? NK cell numbers and proportions changed similarly between prostate cancer survivors and controls following acute exercise. Consecutive training sessions can likely be used without adverse effects on the immune system during prostate cancer treatment. ABSTRACT: Prostate cancer treatment affects multiple physiological systems, although the immune response during exercise has been mini..

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Funding Acknowledgements

The authors would like to thank the participants for their time and effort, Dr Swati Baindur-Hudson of Victoria University and Dr Elizabeth Evans of Elon University for in assisting with study design and data collection, and Dr Patrick Owen of Deakin University and Dr Shirley Wong and Mr Douglas Travis at Western Health for their assistance with recruitment. This study was funded by a Collaborative Research Network grant from the Department of Industry, Innovation, and Science of Australia.