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Exercise improves breast cancer outcome

Walking greater than one hour a week increases a woman's level of fitness and improves their breast cancer survival rate and chance of remission. Exercise is believed to reduce the amount of estrogen produced, which can act to promote growth of the most common type of breast cancer.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by The New Zealand Herald

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About: Exercise improves breast cancer outcome

Date: 28 May 2005

Source: The New Zealand Herald

Author: Reuters

URL: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/index.cfm?c_id=2&ObjectID=10127875

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