Exercise can cut risk of cancer returning

Regular exercise can cut by 40 percent the risk of cancer returning, say experts. Breast cancer patients who work out have more than a 40 percent lower risk of dying while prostate cancer patients 30 percent.

Exercise acts like a -wonder `drug` for survivors of some forms of the disease, according to Macmillan -Cancer Support.

Physical activity should be – `prescribed` by doctors after it was found not only to significantly help recovery but also prevent other long-term illnesses, the express.co.uk reported quoting the British-charity Monday.

Some cancers have high cure rates but others can return years after they were first treated.

Rather than patients being told to `rest up`, doctors should encourage them to get moving as soon as they feel able, researchers believe.

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