Lowering Your Risk of Breast Cancer

  • Posted on: 13 October 2017
  • By: rachelburns

Numerous studies conducted over the last 20 years show that an increase in physical activity is linked to a lower breast cancer risk, according to the American Cancer Society. The difference in risk between the most active women and least active women is about 25%.
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and in an effort to spread the word about lowering the risk of breast cancer, the American Cancer Society has provided suggestions regarding physical activity that may help a woman decrease her risk of breast cancer.