This is very important information that exactly addresses the VALUE of Integrative Oncology. It is known that exercise/physical activity is important – this helps clarify that DURING chemotherapy treatment, it is recommended. Over time, it won’t truly matter but your Oncology team ought to know about this.
"Results showed that directly after chemotherapy, the group that initiated exercise therapy during treatment reported less fatigue and more physical activity and declined less in VO2peak, HRQoL, and muscle strength. Three months after chemotherapy, the group that began exercising after treatment showed similar values to the group that exercised during. Both groups were back to their baseline cardiorespiratory fitness one year after completing the exercise intervention, irrespective of timing.