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For Women with Breast Cancer, Regular Exercise May Improve Survival

A new study conducted by Rikki Cannioto, Ph.D., Ed.D., of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in Buffalo, NY adds to the existing evidence linking physical activity with longer survival in women diagnosed with high-risk breast cancer. Women with breast cancer who met the minimum physical activity guidelines both before diagnosis and at the 2-year follow-up (after treatments had a 55% reduced chance of their cancer returning and a 68% reduced chance of death from any cause.

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