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Patterns, perceptions, and perceived barriers to physical activity in adult cancer survivors.

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Summary of "Patterns, perceptions, and perceived barriers to physical activity in adult cancer survivors."

Physical activity (PA) during and after cancer treatment is associated with improved cancer- and non-cancer-related outcomes. We assessed for predictors of change in PA levels among cancer survivors.

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Name: Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
ISSN: 1433-7339
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