Cardio Fitness May Cut Risk Of Prostate Cancer By 1/3

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New research shows that men who increased their cardio fitness by 3% or more were up to 35% less likely to develop prostate cancer.

“This is the largest study to examine the relationships between change in CRF (cardiorespiratory fitness) and cancer incidence and mortality, and the first study to examine change in CRF specifically on prostate cancer incidence and mortality,” said Dr. Kate Bolam, a lead author from the Department of Physical Activity and Health at GIH. “Improvements in cardiorespiratory fitness in adult men should be encouraged and may reduce the risk of prostate cancer.”

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