Exercise Lowers Risk for These 13 Cancer Types

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    May 16, 2016 10:09 PM GMT
    A large new study confirms that exercise lowers the risk of many different types of cancer, and it goes a step further: It shows just how much the reduction in risk is.

    People who exercised the most had a 42 percent lower risk of esophageal cancer and a 27 percent lower risk of liver cancer over 11 years than people who exercised the least, the study of 1.4 million people showed.


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    http://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/exercise-lowers-risk-these-13-cancer-types-n574776
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    May 17, 2016 6:49 PM GMT
    Thank you for this thread.
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    May 17, 2016 7:57 PM GMT
    No doubt exercise has many benefits. However, I wonder how accurate those statistics are. It may be that people who get plenty of exercise are more likely to avoid health risks such as smoking and having a poor diet.