Physical activity after surgery for stage III colon cancer may prevent disease recurrence

For patients who undergo surgery for stage III colon cancer, physical activity appears to prevent — rather than merely delay — recurrence of the disease, according to a study published in British Journal of Sports Medicine.The death of his father at age 48 years due to colon cancer inspired study lead author Justin C. Brown, PhD, director of the cancer metabolism program and assistant professor at Louisiana State University’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center, to conduct this research.“I have committed the rest of my life to doing this,” Brown told Healio. “ThisRead More