Black women who exercise have lower breast cancer risk, study says

10/4/2010 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Postmenopausal black women who engaged in weekly vigorous exercise for at least two hours in the past year reduced their risk for breast cancer by 62% compared with counterparts who did not exercise, researchers reported at the American Association for Cancer Research meeting in Florida. However, "more rigorous study is needed to precisely quantify the effect of exercise on development of breast cancer," the lead author said.

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