Sedentary behavior and cancer: a systematic review of the literature and proposed biological mechanisms.

  • Brigid Mary Lynch
  • Published 2010 in
    Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a…


BACKGROUND Sedentary behavior (prolonged sitting or reclining characterized by low energy expenditure) is associated with adverse cardiometabolic profiles and premature cardiovascular mortality. Less is known for cancer risk. The purpose of this review is to evaluate the research on sedentary behavior and cancer, to summarize possible biological pathways… (More)
DOI: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-10-0815


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