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Exercise could improve survival odds for women with breast cancer

WNYT Staff
Updated: November 07, 2019 05:59 PM
Created: November 07, 2019 05:53 PM

Exercise is important for women with breast cancer.

A new study finds increasing physical activity after a diagnosis could help improve the odds of survival.

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Researchers looked at over 2,000 breast cancer patients over the age of 50.

They found less active women who started exercising for at least two hours a week lowered their risk of death by 50 percent.


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