Sunday, October 06, 2013

Study Links Moderate Activity to Lower Breast Cancer Risk

Oct. 4, 2013 — Researchers from the American Cancer Society have found that walking at least 7 hours per week is associated with a 14% lower risk of developing breast cancer after menopause. This finding is consistent with many other studies that show regular exercise can help women lower their risk of breast cancer. New information in this study found the exercise helped women whether or not they were overweight, and helped them even if they gained weight during the study.


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