Cardio fitness may predict men's risk of lung, colon cancer

05/15/2013 | Family Practice News

A 20-year study showed that the risk of lung and colorectal cancer in men in the highest cardiorespiratory fitness quartile was 68% and 38% lower than those in the lowest quartile, respectively. Cardiorespiratory fitness was not associated with reduced chances of getting prostate cancer, but researchers found that those who were more fit in middle age had a substantially lower risk of dying from prostate, lung or colorectal cancer. The study will be presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting.

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