Priority 11 from the Myeloma (Canada) PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What is the impact of physical activity on myeloma symptoms (e.g., bone health), mental health, and outcomes (e.g., treatment response, life expectancy)? (JLA PSP Priority 11)
Overall ranking 11
JLA question ID 0113/11
Explanatory note Many participants remarked on the positive impact that physical activity had on their mental and physical health (e.g. bone health) and/or wondered about the effects of physical activity on their physical and/or mental health and disease outcomes such as treatment effectiveness, progression free survival, and overall survival.  

No evidence identified 

Health Research Classification System category Cancer and neoplasms
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples Does increased physical activity play a role to improve ones day-to-day life? ~ What is the role of exercise in treating MM, side effects or depression? ~ Does physical activity play a role in Myeloma survival? ~ What is the role of exercise in myeloma and is it effective. ~ Does regular exercise lead to better outcomes? ~ Exercise in myeloma and it's effect on bone protection ~ What has been found with exercise / mental health benefits ~ How does exercise affect long term management of myeloma? ~ Is exercise actually effective in increasing chemo effectivenes 
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PSP information
PSP unique ID 0113
PSP name Myeloma (Canada)
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 59  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 28 April 2021