France- exercise is now linked with lowered risk of breast cancer, suggested by a new study. This study was published in Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention.
Researchers have found a strong link between performing modest exercises and thereby reducing the odds of breast cancer. They found the relevant evidence from experimentation on the African American women to support the statement.
“The women who recently, in the previous four years, performed physical activity had had a decreased risk of breast cancer compared with women who were not so active”, says author Francoise Clavel-Chapelon, Institute Gustave-Roussy in Villejuif. As per her, exercises even of modest intensity have a rapid effect .But decrease will disappear after the physical activity stopped, she added.
The exercise ought to be very modest, for it can drive down the cancer risk up to 10%. This may include performing light exercise for around four hours a week and vigorous ones for two hours a week.
Out of 59308 postmenopausal women surveyed, between 1993 and 2005, the women who were least active were found accused of the diseases. However the physically active women, basically the ones who performed at least four hours of walking in a week and two hours of cycling potentially had a very low prospect of developing the breast malignancy.
Experts also claimed that the women who used to be active, but left practicing the exercise for any particular cause, are equally prone to the diseases like the ones who are lethargic as far as the exercises are concerned.
Exercises must be considered as a pill for trimming off the disease. But like a pill, its effectiveness will enhance only if it is undertaken on regular basis.
At the same time, doctors suggested that there is an optimum duration for which the exercise is to be performed. Augmenting time or intensity of the work out might not put any additional benefit.
Although, doctors still can’t prescribe the very particular exercise to any women, for they think other factors such as menstrual cycles, genetic problem also play a major role and no modification can be made to them.