Physical activity and survival after breast cancer diagnosis: meta-analysis of published studies

@article{Ibrahim2011PhysicalAA,
  title={Physical activity and survival after breast cancer diagnosis: meta-analysis of published studies},
  author={Ezzeldin M. Ibrahim and Abdelaziz Al-Homaidh},
  journal={Medical Oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={28},
  pages={753-765}
}
Published data have shown that physical activity (PA) has a positive role on the primary prevention of breast cancer risk. [] Key Method A comprehensive literature search identified eight studies, of which two studies were excluded. The remaining six studies (12,108 patients with breast cancer) were included in this meta-analysis. Pre-diagnosis PA reduced all causes mortality by 18% but had no effect on breast cancer deaths. Post-diagnosis PA reduced breast cancer deaths by 34% (HR = 0.66, 95% CI, 0.57–0.77…
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