Thursday, 5 July 2012

Substantial Weight Gain-American Cancer Society-Breast Cancer Risk-Physical Activity

Exercise, even mild physical activity, may reduce breast cancer risk

(Wiley-Blackwell) A new analysis has found that physical activity - either mild or intense and before or after menopause - may reduce breast cancer risk, but substantial weight gain may negate these benefits. Published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings indicate that women can reduce their breast cancer risk by exercising and maintaining their weight. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)MedWorm Sponsor Message: Have a look at The Breast Cancer Daily, the new breast cancer portal with all the latest breast cancer news and research powered by MedWorm, updated daily. read more..

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