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A mixed exercise training programme is feasible and safe and may improve quality of life and muscle strength in multiple myeloma survivors

Groeneveldt, L; Mein, G; Garrod, R; Jewell, AP; Van Someren, K; Stephens, R; D'Sa, SP; (2013) A mixed exercise training programme is feasible and safe and may improve quality of life and muscle strength in multiple myeloma survivors. BMC Cancer , 13 , Article 31. 10.1186/1471-2407-13-31. Green open access

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Abstract

Exercise programmes are beneficial for cancer patients however evidence is limited in patients with multiple myeloma (MM), a cancer that is characterised by osteolytic bone disease, giving rise to high levels of bone morbidity including fractures and bone pain.

Type: Article
Title: A mixed exercise training programme is feasible and safe and may improve quality of life and muscle strength in multiple myeloma survivors
Location: England
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2407-13-31
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2407-13-31
Language: English
Additional information: PMCID: PMC3584898 © 2013 Groeneveldt et al.; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Keywords: Aged, Exercise Therapy, Feasibility Studies, Female, Focus Groups, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Multiple Myeloma, Muscle Strength, Muscle Stretching Exercises, Pilot Projects, Program Evaluation, Quality of Life, Survivors
UCL classification: UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Cancer Institute
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Cancer Institute > Research Department of Haematology
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1403493
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