Physical activity, weight control, and breast cancer risk and survival: clinical trial rationale and design considerations.

@article{BallardBarbash2009PhysicalAW,
  title={Physical activity, weight control, and breast cancer risk and survival: clinical trial rationale and design considerations.},
  author={Rachel Ballard-Barbash and Sally Hunsberger and Marianne H Alciati and Steven Noel Blair and Pamela Jean Goodwin and Anne Mctiernan and Rena R Wing and Arthur S Schatzkin},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  year={2009},
  volume={101 9},
  pages={630-43}
}
Substantial observational epidemiological evidence exists that physical activity and weight control are associated with decreased risk of postmenopausal breast cancer. Uncertainty remains regarding several aspects of these associations, including the effect of possible confounding factors on these associations. We present the rationale and design for two randomized controlled trials that can help resolve this uncertainty. In a 5-year prevention trial conducted among women at high risk of breast… CONTINUE READING
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