An adult survivor of childhood cancer should have exercise matched with goals and capabilities.

Patient selection: adult survivor of childhood cancer


Barriers to exercise:

(1) exercise intolerance

(2) therapy-induced cardiac dysfunction

(3) emotional distress and/or psychological issues

(4) poor health-related quality of life

(5) non-cardiac organ impairments

(6) deconditioning


Engagement in regular exercise may have a number of benefits for the patient. An exercise prescription should take into account the patient's specific issues and progess at the patient's pace.

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