Recreational physical activity and mammographic breast density characteristics.

@article{Reeves2007RecreationalPA,
  title={Recreational physical activity and mammographic breast density characteristics.},
  author={Katherine W. Reeves and Gretchen L. Gierach and Francesmary Modugno},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2007},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={934-42}
}
Increased mammographic breast density is considered an intermediate marker of breast cancer risk. Physical activity is believed to reduce breast cancer risk; however, its effect on breast density is not well understood. We studied the association between recreational physical activity and mammographic characteristics of the breast among a population of premenopausal and postmenopausal women enrolled as controls (n = 728) in a case-control study of mammographic breast density and breast cancer… CONTINUE READING

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