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Letters Prehabilitation before cancer treatment

Prehabilitation is positive for patients

BMJ 2019; 367 doi: (Published 04 October 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l5830
  1. Helgi Johannsson, consultant anaesthetist
  1. Imperial College Healthcare Trust, London W2 1NY, UK
  1. helgi.johannsson{at}

Giles and Cummins express reservations about training patients during cancer treatment, saying that patients might be too upset about their diagnosis and too overloaded with information and that those from lower social classes might be less able to engage in the programmes.1

We have been running our programme …

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