Exercise link to cancer survival

The impact exercise has on surviving many common cancers can't be ignored, with Australian research showing the risk of dying may be reduced by nearly a half by regularly walking and lifting moderate weights.

A review of more than 100 studies involving tens of thousands of cancer patients worldwide found mortality rates among those those who regularly exercised fell 28-44%.

The risk of cancer reoccurring dropped up to 35% and side-effects from chemotherapy were also less pronounced among patients predominantly suffering from breast, bowel and prostate cancer, according to the study published in the