Cardiorespiratory fitness, lifestyle factors and cancer risk and mortality in Finnish men.

@article{Laukkanen2010CardiorespiratoryFL,
  title={Cardiorespiratory fitness, lifestyle factors and cancer risk and mortality in Finnish men.},
  author={Jari A Laukkanen and Eero I Pukkala and Rainer Rauramaa and Timo Heikki M{\"a}kikallio and Adetunji T. Toriola and S Kurl},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  year={2010},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={355-63}
}
BACKGROUND Physical fitness along with lifestyle factors may have important roles in the prevention of cancer. We examined the relationship between common lifestyle factors such as energy expenditure, physical activity and maximal oxygen uptake (VO(2max)), nutrition and smoking habits and the risk of cancer. METHODS A population-based cohort study was carried out in 2268 men from Eastern Finland with no history of cancer. They were followed up for an average of 16.7 years. The outcome… CONTINUE READING

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