Influence of prediagnostic recreational physical activity on survival from breast cancer.

  title={Influence of prediagnostic recreational physical activity on survival from breast cancer.},
  author={Rebecca J. Cleveland and Sybil M. Eng and June Stevens and Patrick Terrence Bradshaw and Susan L. Teitelbaum and Alfred I. Neugut and Marilie Denise Gammon},
  journal={European journal of cancer prevention : the official journal of the European Cancer Prevention Organisation},
  volume={21 1},
Recreational physical activity (RPA) is associated with a reduced risk of developing breast cancer, but there is limited research on whether prediagnostic RPA influences survival after breast cancer diagnosis or not. We evaluated the association between prediagnostic RPA and risk of death in 1508 women with a first breast cancer diagnosis during 1996 and 1997 in the population-based Long Island Breast Cancer Study Project. A 5-year mortality, through the end of 2002, was assessed using the… CONTINUE READING
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