Fat or fit: the joint effects of physical activity, weight gain, and body size on breast cancer r...

01 Oct 2012McCullough LE, Eng SM, Bradshaw PT, Cleveland RJ, Teitelbaum SL, Neugut AI, Gammon MD.

Regular Physical Activity (RPA) at any intensity level during the reproductive and postmenopausal years have the greatest benefit for reducing breast cancer risk. Substantial postmenopausal weight gain may eliminate the benefits of regular activity.

Cohort Study
1 effect
12 years
3059 subjects

Reported Outcomes


Moderate Exercise Selfcare risk & protective factor

Breast Cancer Reproductive outcome
Breast Cancer

Strong Decrease

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