Penn Study: Exercise Boosts Tumor-fighting Ability of Chemotherapy

New research from scientists at the University of Pennsylvania using a mouse model of melanoma found that combining exercise with chemotherapy shrank tumors more than chemotherapy alone. The result indicated that the mice that both received chemotherapy and exercised had significantly smaller tumors after two weeks than mice that only received doxorubicin. Via Penn News. Posted October 27, 2014.


Alanna McCatty

Alanna McCatty

Alanna McCatty is founder and CEO of McCatty Scholars, an organization that devises and implements financial literacy programs for students to combat the nationwide issue of the loss of educational opportunity due to the ramifications of burdensome student debt. At MedShadow, she reports on new findings and research on the side effects of prescription drugs. She is a graduate of Pace University.


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