Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses for Cancer

Systematic review of exercise training in colorectal cancer patients during treatment. van Rooijen SJ, Engelen MA, Scheede-Bergdahl C, Carli F, Roumen RMH, Slooter GD, Schep G. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2018 Feb;28(2):360-370.

High-intensity exercise interventions in cancer survivors: a systematic review exploring the impact on health outcomes. Toohey K, Pumpa K, McKune A, Cooke J, Semple S. J Cancer Res Clin Oncol. 2018 Jan;144(1):1-12.

Patient education interventions for colorectal cancer patients with stoma: A systematic review. Faury S, Koleck M, Foucaud J, M'Bailara K, Quintard B. Patient Educ Couns. 2017 Oct;100(10):1807-1819.

The Effect of Nutrition Therapy and Exercise on Cancer-Related Fatigue and Quality of Life in Men with Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review. Baguley BJ, Bolam KA, Wright ORL, Skinner TL. Nutrients. 2017 Sep 12;9(9). pii: E1003.

A Systematic Review of Exercise Systematic Reviews in the Cancer Literature (2005-2017). Stout NL, Baima J, Swisher AK, Winters-Stone KM, Welsh J. PM R. 2017 Sep;9(9S2):S347-S384.

Progressive muscle relaxation as a supportive intervention for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy: A systematic review. Pelekasis P, Matsouka I, Koumarianou A. Palliat Support Care. 2017 Aug;15(4):465-473.

Oncology Section EDGE Task Force on Urogenital Cancer: A Systematic Review of Clinical Measures for Incontinence. Jeffrey A, Harrington SE, Hill A, Roscow A, Alappattu M. Rehabil Oncol. 2017 Jul;35(3):130-136.

Rehabilitation interventions to improve patient-reported outcomes and physical fitness in survivors of muscle invasive bladder cancer: a systematic review protocol. Rammant E, Bultijnck R, Sundahl N, Ost P, Pauwels NS, Deforche B, Pieters R, Decaestecker K, Fonteyne V. BMJ Open. 2017 Jun 6;7(5):e016054.

Effects of prehabilitation and rehabilitation including a home-based component on physical fitness, adherence, treatment tolerance, and recovery in patients with non-small cell lung cancer: A systematic review. Driessen EJ, Peeters ME, Bongers BC, Maas HA, Bootsma GP, van Meeteren NL, Janssen-Heijnen ML. Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2017 Jun;114:63-76.

A systematic review of prehabilitation programs in abdominal cancer surgery. Hijazi Y, Gondal U, Aziz O. Int J Surg. 2017 Mar;39:156-162.

Safety and efficacy of progressive resistance training in breast cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Cheema BS, Kilbreath SL, Fahey PP, Delaney GP, Atlantis E. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2014 Nov;148(2):249-68.

Effectiveness of music intervention in ameliorating cancer patients' anxiety, depression, pain, and fatigue: a meta-analysis. Tsai HF, Chen YR, Chung MH, Liao YM, Chi MJ, Chang CC, Chou KR. Cancer Nurs. 2014 Nov-Dec;37(6):E35-50.

Are exercise programs effective for improving health-related quality of life among cancer survivors? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Mishra SI, Scherer RW, Snyder C, Geigle P, Gotay C. Oncol Nurs Forum. 2014 Nov 1;41(6):E326-42.

Colorectal Cancer

The effect of physical activity on fatigue among survivors of colorectal cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Brandenbarg D, Korsten JHWM, Berger MY, Berendsen AJ. Support Care Cancer. 2018 Feb;26(2):393-403.