Physical Activity More Likely To Prevent Breast Cancer In Certain Groups

Monday, May 12, 2008 - 21:35 in Health & Medicine

Physically active women are 25 percent less likely to get breast cancer, but certain groups are more likely to see these benefits than others, finds a review in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. The type of activity undertaken, at what time in life and the woman's body mass index (BMI) will determine how protective the activity is against the disease.

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