10 Hours A Week Of Exercise Cuts Breast Cancer Risk 30 Percent
Researchers have known for some time that exercise can lower breast cancer risk, but they could never tell us how much exercise, until now. Futurity reports that when researchers at the University of North Carolina studied the exercise habits and cancer histories of 1,504 women with breast cancer and 1,555 women without breast cancer between the ages of 20 to 98 years old, they found that women who exercised either during their reproductive or postmenopausal years had a reduced risk of developing breast cancer. Women who exercised 10 to 19 hours per week experienced the greatest benefit with an approximate 30 percent reduced risk. Read more from Futurity.