Physical exercise: a pillar for cancer prevention?

  title={Physical exercise: a pillar for cancer prevention?},
  author={Malcolm Anthony Moore and Cheol Beom Park and Hitoshi Tsuda},
  journal={European journal of cancer prevention : the official journal of the European Cancer Prevention Organisation},
  volume={7 3},
Both epidemiological and experimental studies have shown that physical exercise deserves particular attention in any consideration of approaches to the prevention of neoplasia, especially since it also exerts consistent beneficial effects on the other major chronic diseases prevalent in the Western world, atherosclerosis and non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM). The organ sites for which strong evidence has been gained for a protective influence of exercise or an elevated risk with a… CONTINUE READING