The association between physical activity and bladder cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis

@inproceedings{Keimling2014TheAB,
  title={The association between physical activity and bladder cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Marlen Keimling and Gundula Behrens and Dorothee Susanne Schmid and Carmen Jochem and Michael F. Leitzmann},
  booktitle={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2014}
}
Background:Physical activity may protect against bladder cancer through several biologic pathways, such as enhanced immune function and decreased chronic inflammation. Physical activity may also indirectly prevent bladder cancer by reducing obesity. A sizeable number of epidemiologic studies have examined the association between physical activity and bladder cancer, but the available evidence has not yet been formally summarised using meta-analysis.Methods:We performed a systematic literature… CONTINUE READING

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