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Physical activity and cancer prevention: from observational to intervention research.

@article{Friedenreich2001PhysicalAA,
  title={Physical activity and cancer prevention: from observational to intervention research.},
  author={Christine M. Friedenreich},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers \& prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2001},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={
          287-301
        }
}
  • C. Friedenreich
  • Published 1 April 2001
  • Medicine
  • Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology
The purpose of this review is to articulate how progress in epidemiological research on physical activity and cancer prevention can be made. This report briefly reviews the accumulated evidence for an etiological role of physical activity in the prevention of cancer of the colon, breast, prostate, testes, lung, endometrium, and ovary and summarizes the evidence for a causal association for each of these sites. The evidence for a causal association between physical activity and colon and breast… 

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