Frequently Asked Questions
8. Can exercise reduce the risk of developing breast cancer?
Women who exercise four or more hours a week have a lower risk of breast cancer. The effect of exercise on breast cancer risk may be greatest in premenopausal women who have normal or low body weight.
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