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Which exercise prescriptions improve quality of life and physical function in patients with cancer during and following treatment? A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
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  • Maike G Sweegers Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Amsterdam Public Health Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Cancer Center Amsterdam, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Teatske M Altenburg Department of Public and Occupational Health, Amsterdam Public Health Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Mai J Chinapaw Department of Public and Occupational Health, Amsterdam Public Health Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Joeri Kalter Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Amsterdam Public Health Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Cancer Center Amsterdam, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Irma M Verdonck-de Leeuw Cancer Center Amsterdam, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Kerry S Courneya Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Robert U Newton Exercise Medicine Research Institute, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Neil K Aaronson Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Paul B Jacobsen Division of Population Science, Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Johannes Brug Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Amsterdam Public Health Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR), University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Laurien M Buffart Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Amsterdam Public Health Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Cancer Center Amsterdam, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Exercise Medicine Research Institute, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia, Australia Department of Medical Oncology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Laurien M Buffart, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Medical Oncology, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1089a, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands; l.buffart{at}vumc.nl
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Sweegers MG, Altenburg TM, Chinapaw MJ, et al
Which exercise prescriptions improve quality of life and physical function in patients with cancer during and following treatment? A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

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  • Accepted July 18, 2017
  • First published September 27, 2017.
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March 29, 2018

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