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Adult Cancer Survivors at Higher Risk of Bone Fractures: Study | News

04 November 2022, 15:21 ISTSource: ANI

According to a recent large study, adult cancer survivors with a history of chemotherapy have an increased risk of bone fractures, especially pelvic and vertebral fractures, compared to older adults without cancer. In addition, physically active survivors had a lower chance of breaking a bone. Survivors who smoked had a higher risk. Physical activity should be incorporated into exercise and smoking cessation programs to improve quality of life after a cancer diagnosis.



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