Exercise and Activity Before Diagnosis of Cancer Improves Survival

Being physically active daily is a recognized step people can take to lower the risk of colorectal cancer. Now, another study finds that for those who do get diagnosed, that brisk daily walk before diagnosis may also improve survival, regardless of tumor type.

Compared to those who walked the equivalent of less than an hour weekly, longer survival was seen in patients who were active at least 30 minutes a day five days a week. Read more below:

http://www.aicr.org/cancer-research-update/2015/07_22/cru_Prediagnosis-Activity-Improves-Colorectal-CancerSurvival.html

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