News: Can this activity lower your risk of breast cancer?
Decreasing your risk for breast cancer could be as simple as going for a long walk every day. A new
Decreasing your risk for breast cancer could be as simple as going for a long walk every day.
A new study, published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention found that post-menopausal women who walked at least seven hours a week had a 14 percent lower risk of breast cancer than women who walked three hours or less a week.
‘Our results clearly support an association between physical activity and postmenopausal breast cancer, with more vigorous activity having a stronger effect,’ lead study author Alpa Patel told cancer.org.
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