Is physical activity a protective factor against pancreatic cancer?

  title={Is physical activity a protective factor against pancreatic cancer?},
  author={Helena Koll{\'a}rov{\'a} and Kaukab Azeem and Hana Tom{\'a}{\vs}kov{\'a} and Dagmar Hor{\'a}kov{\'a} and Vlastimil Proch{\'a}zka and Arno{\vs}t Mart{\'i}nek and Olga Shonov{\'a} and Jarmila {\vS}ev{\vc}{\'i}kov{\'a} and V Sevcikova and Vladim{\'i}r Janout},
  journal={Bratislavske lekarske listy},
  volume={115 8},
OBJECTIVES The objective of the study was to analyze an association between selected factors and pancreatic cancer, assuming that knowing the etiology would help influence the incidence of this severe type of cancer through primary prevention. In addition to age, gender, BMI and education, the analysis aimed at assessing occupational and leisure-time physical activities with respect to pancreatic cancer. BACKGROUND In numerous studies, physical activity is reported to be a protective factor… CONTINUE READING