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The Role of Leisure Physical Activity on Breast Density: a Biomarker Related to Breast Cancer (2010)

Title:

The Role of Leisure Physical Activity on Breast Density: a Biomarker Related to Breast Cancer

Key words:

health behavior, motor activity, biological marker, breast neoplasms, women

Research Institution:

University of Texas at Austin

Location:

Texas

Researcher:

Kelley Pettee Gabriel

Project Description:

Most studies examining the association between physical activity and breast cancer include only middle-aged and older women. This study is using data collected from women in their twenties on physical activity and breast density to determine whether physically activity during adolescence and young adulthood is important to decrease lifetime risk of breast cancer.

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