Moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity across the life course and risk of pre- and post-menopausal breast cancer

@article{Kobayashi2013ModeratetovigorousIP,
  title={Moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity across the life course and risk of pre- and post-menopausal breast cancer},
  author={Lindsay C Kobayashi and Ian Janssen and Harriet Richardson and Agnes S. Lai and John Spinelli and Kristan J. Aronson},
  journal={Breast Cancer Research and Treatment},
  year={2013},
  volume={139},
  pages={851-861}
}
Moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity (MVPA) reduces breast cancer risk, although the effects of MVPA in different settings across the life course and how they may differ by menopausal status are unclear. This gap was addressed using data from a case–control study of 1,110 incident breast cancer cases and 1,172 cancer-free controls, frequency matched by age, from Vancouver and Kingston, Canada. In Vancouver, cases were recruited from the British Columbia Cancer Registry and controls… CONTINUE READING

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