A Little Physical Activity Pays Big Dividends to High-Risk Breast Cancer Patients

Posted on May 21, 2020 1:34 pm
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Results of a comprehensive analysis of exercise and its protective role for high-risk breast cancer patients show that women who exercise not only live longer, but also are more likely to remain cancer-free after their treatment. What’s more, the study suggests that even a modest amount of exercise can be beneficial.

“Aiming for as little as two and half hours a week of exercise – the minimum under federal guidelines – can have a big impact for women with high-risk breast cancer,” said study lead Rikki Cannioto, PhD, EdD. “Our research shows that some physical activity is far better, in terms