Study: Activity Reduces Risk of Kidney Cancer

http://www.dreamstime.com/-image28189192The research on physical activity and cancer prevention keeps growing, with a new review of the evidence including over 2 million people suggesting that getting plenty of activity – whether for work or fun – may help prevent kidney cancer.

The analysis was published in the British Journal of Cancer. Here’s the abstract.

This analysis of all the relevant studies – 19 in total – found that those who were the most active had a 12 percent reduced risk of kidney cancer compared to the least active. It did not matter if people got their activity as part of their job or recreationally. Continue reading