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Below is a short article from the Daily Mail in the UK that echoes what research here is the US is revealing, that lifestyle – exercise and nutritional choices – have a significant impact on cancer prevention. Visit the Prostate Cancer Awareness Project website and participated in one of our bicycling-related programs. Read on!
From our colleagues across the water
By Daily Mail Reporter
A daily walk lowers the risk of prostate cancer, say researchers reporting in the latest issue of the journal Urology. Men who walked around three to six hours a week were two-thirds less likely to be diagnosed with the disease than couch potato counterparts. Men who did one to three hours a week were also 86 per cent less likely to have an aggressive, fast-growing tumour, the study found.
Previous research has shown exercise lowers blood levels of testosterone and other hormones linked to the growth of prostate tumours. Activity is also known to boost the immune system and reduce the risk of cancer.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1232209/Fitness-news-How-daily-walk-wards-prostate-cancer-colds-bay.html#ixzz0YUBr15JA
I am a prostate cancer survivor, Class of 2003, retired Army officer, business owner, Senior Fellow at the Center for the Digital Future, Annenberg School, USC, USA Cycling coach, amateur competitive cyclist, Harley Davidson enthusiast, and writer.
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