And for certain cancer types, a dose-response

Recommended amounts of leisure-time physical activity was tied to a reduced risk of seven cancers, with a dose-response risk reduction at higher levels for several cancer types, according to pooled data from nine prospective studies involving more than 750,000 adults.

Engagement in the recommended 7.5-15 metabolic equivalent task (MET) hours per week correlated with lower susceptibility to liver, colon, breast, endometrial, and kidney cancer, as well as myeloma, and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

 

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