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ERIC Number: EJ670593
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0195-9131
Lifetime Physical Activity and Breast Cancer Risk in Pre- and Postmenopausal Women.
Dorn, Joan; Vena, John; Brasure, John; Freudenheim, Jo; Graham, Saxon
Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, v35 n2 p278-85 Feb 2003
Examined associations between leisure time and occupational physical activity (PA) across the lifespan and pre- and postmenopausal breast cancer. Data on women age 40-85 years indicated that strenuous PA related to reduced breast cancer risk among both pre- and postmenopausal women. The effects were strongest for women active at least 20 years prior and among postmenopausal women who were consistently active throughout their lifetime. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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