Change in physical activity during active treatment in a prospective study of breast cancer survivors

@article{Kwan2011ChangeIP,
  title={Change in physical activity during active treatment in a prospective study of breast cancer survivors},
  author={Marilyn L. Kwan and Barbara Sternfeld and Isaac Joshua Ergas and Allegra W. Timperi and Janise M. Roh and Chi-chen Hong and Charles P. Quesenberry and Lawrence H Kushi},
  journal={Breast Cancer Research and Treatment},
  year={2011},
  volume={131},
  pages={679-690}
}
Physical activity offers many benefits to breast cancer survivors, yet research on physical activity during the immediate period following a breast cancer diagnosis is limited. In a prospective cohort study of 1,696 women diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Medical Care Program from 2006–2009, we describe change in self-reported physical activity levels from around diagnosis to 6 months post-diagnosis and determine factors associated with change… CONTINUE READING

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