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Table 3 The absolute number and relative (%) prevalence of cancer types, comorbid disease conditions and cancer treatments amongst the cohorts

From: Eccentric exercise versus Usual-care with older cancer survivors: The impact on muscle and mobility- an exploratory pilot study

  RENEW Usual-Care
Cancer Type   
   Breast 10 (50%) 12 (60%)
   Prostate 4 (20%) 7 (35%)
   Colorectal 4 (20%) 3 (15%)
   Lymphoma 1 (5%) 0 (0%)
   Lung 1 (5%) 2 (10%)
Comorbidities   
   Arthritis 14 (29%) 12 (29%)
   Hypertension 13 (27%) 10 (24%)
   Heart Disease 5 (10%) 6 (15%)
   Lung Disease 5 (10%) 5 (12%)
   Gastric Ulcers 3 (6%) 4 (10%)
   Diabetes 4 (8%) 2 (5%)
   Stroke or TIA 2 (4%) 1 (2%)
   Kidney Disease 2 (4%) 1 (2%)
   Neuromuscular 1 (2%) 0 (0%)
Cancer Treatment   
   Local 14 (70%) 13 (65%)
   Systemic 2 (10%) 2 (10%)
   Local and Systemic 4 (20%) 5 (25%)