Midlife fitness may lower risk of some cancers later


“Among the men who developed cancer, those who were more fit at middle age had a lower risk of dying from all the three cancers studied, as well as cardiovascular disease,” said lead author Dr. Susan G. Lakoski of the University of Vermont in Colchester. “Even a small improvement in fitness (by 1 MET) made a significant difference in survival – reducing the risks of dying from cancer and …

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