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Walking Program Benefits Patients With PPC After Resection

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Results of a small study of resected patients with pancreas and periampullary cancer (PPC) indicate that a progressive home walking program appears to improve fatigue, physical functioning, and health-related quality of life. When compared with PPC patients who received usual care, participants in the walking program intervention walked twice as far at study completion.

Abstract: Journal of the American College of Surgeons, April 2012.

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