Physical activity and survival after diagnosis of invasive breast cancer.

  title={Physical activity and survival after diagnosis of invasive breast cancer.},
  author={Crystal N. Holick and Polly A Newcomb and Amy Trentham-Dietz and Linda T Titus-Ernstoff and Andrew J. Bersch and Meir Jonathan Stampfer and John A. Baron and Kathleen M. Egan and Walter C Willett},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  volume={17 2},
Previous studies suggest that increased physical activity may lower the risk of breast cancer incidence, but less is known about whether levels of physical activity after breast cancer diagnosis can influence survival. We prospectively examined the relation between postdiagnosis recreational physical activity and risk of breast cancer death in women who had a previous invasive breast cancer diagnosed between 1988 and 2001 (at ages 20-79 years). All women completed a questionnaire on recent… CONTINUE READING
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