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How physical activity can help in the fight against breast cancer

 

Last updated 10/30/2021 at 12:51pm

FALLBROOK – Breast cancer is a complex disease that affects millions of women across the globe each year. Though the American Cancer Society reports that only about 4% of women diagnosed with breast cancer in the United States are under age 40, women of all ages can take steps to protect themselves against this deadly disease.

Exercise benefits women in myriad ways, and that includes lowering their risk for breast cancer. The ACS notes that researchers are increasingly linking exercise to a reduced risk for breast cancer. Though the reasons behind that link remain unclear, some theorize...



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