Physical activity and breast cancer risk in Chinese women

  title={Physical activity and breast cancer risk in Chinese women},
  author={A. C. B. Pronk and B T Ji and Xiaoying Shu and W-H. Chow and Song Xue and Gong Yang and H-L Li and Nathaniel Rothman and Y. T. Gao and Wei Zheng and Charles E. Matthews},
  booktitle={British Journal of Cancer},
Background:The influence of different types and intensities of physical activity on risk for breast cancer is unclear.Methods:In a prospective cohort of 73 049 Chinese women (40–70 years), who had worked outside the home, we studied breast cancer risk in relation to specific types of self-reported and work history-related physical activity, including adolescent and adult exercise and household activity and walking and cycling for transportation. Occupational sitting time and physical activity… CONTINUE READING
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