Researchers from NASA and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) astronauts and cancer patients face similar stress levels while recovering from after spaceflight and Chemotherapy respectively, So researchers believe exercise created for astronauts could help the cancer patient in their recovery.

Keeping that finding in mind, the researchers suggest that exercise program used by astronauts in spaceflight could be helpful in cancer patients while recovering from their treatment.

Astronauts may get something called space fog, where they have trouble focusing or get a little forgetful. That’s very similar to what some cancer patients experience, which is called chemo brain,”