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Walking and Cancer Prevention

Walkers have a lower rate of breast cancer and other cancers. Find out how far, fast and often to walk for cancer prevention.
  1. Breast Cancer Prevention

Exercise Reduces Breast Cancer Risk
Two studies published in May, 2008, show that physical activity reduces breast cancer risk. A study of younger women shows that physical activity reduces pre-menopausal breast cancer risks.

Exercise with and Beyond Cancer
Got cancer? Get exercising. A review of studies found that exercise during treatment and after treatment led to a better quality of life and reduced recurrence of cancer.

Walking for Your Colon: Curing Constipation and Preventing Colon Cancer
Walking is good for your colon health. Studies show it can prevent constipation and reduce the risk of colon cancer.

Walking Improves Breast Cancer Survival Rate
Researchers have found that walking as little as 1-3 hours per week improved the survival rate in breast cancer patients by 20-40%

Cancer Risk Increased by Being Overweight
Being overweight can increase your risk of cancer by 50% That is the conclusion of a study by the American Cancer Society of 900,000 men and women published in the April 24, 2003 edition of the "New England Journal of Medicine."

Walking Reduces Cancer Risks and Improves Cancer Survival Rates
Great news for walking women was presented at the 95th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research in Orlando, March 29, 2004. Moderate exercise reduces endometrial cancer risks and improves breast cancer survival rates.

Walk and Live Longer Through Walking
Over a 12-year period, the study found that walking just two miles a day cut the risk of death almost in half. The walkers' risk of death was especially lower from cancer.

Walking Prevents Breast Cancer
Brisk walking seven hours a week = 20% fewer breast cancers according to study. From your About.com Guide.

Walking Reduces Breast Cancer Risk
A large study published in the Sept. 10, 2003 Journal of the American Medical Association found that women who walked briskly for 1.25 to 2.5 hours per week had an 18% reduction breast cancer risk.

Exercise Reduces Colon Cancer Risk
Study published in October, 1999 shows that exercise can help prevent colon cancer.

Colon Cancer Prevention
What can you do to prevent colorectal cancer? Find out here.

Walk to Reduce Post-Menopause Breast Cancer Risk
A study found that four hours per week of walking or two hours of vigorous exercise reduced breast cancer risk post-menopause, but only if you kept up that level of exercise.

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