(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- According to the American Cancer Society, about 227,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012. A new study shows that even the mildest form of exercise could decrease your risk. (Source: Medical Headlines From Ivanhoe.com) read more..
Keeping Fit May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk
Women who keep fit with regular exercise, even mild physical activity, may reduce their risk of developing breast cancer, even after the menopause, but not if they also put on a lot of weight, according to a new study from the US. The researchers found that the greatest effect was in women who exercised recreationally 10 to 19 hours a week: this appeared to reduce their risk of developing breast cancer by around 30%. However, they also found that substantial weight gain can negate this benefit... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today) read more..
Moderate Exercise Tied to Lower Breast Cancer Risk
Women who exercise moderately may be less likely than their inactive peers to develop breast cancer after menopause, a study published Monday suggests.Source: Reuters HealthRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Exercise and Physical Fitness, Menopause (Source: MedlinePlus Health News) read more..