Women who exercise have lower breast cancer risk whether or not they have a family history of breast cancer
Full article: https://cancerres.aacrjournals.org/content/early/2019/10/03/0008-5472.CAN-19-1847
The effect of physical activity on breast cancer risk was looked at in a study of over 15,000 women. The results suggest that exercise lowers breast cancer risk regardless of family history of breast cancer or menopausal status. (12/6/19)
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