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Physical activity and breast cancer risk: results from the UK Biobank prospective cohort

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Background

Previous studies suggest a protective role of physical activity in breast cancer risk, largely based on self-reported activity. We aimed to clarify this association by examining breast cancer risk in relation to self-reported physical activity, informed by accelerometer-based measures in a large subset of participants.

Methods

We analysed data from 47,456 premenopausal and 126,704 postmenopausal women in UK Biobank followed...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1038/s41416-019-0700-6

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Springer Nature Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal of Cancer Journal website
Volume:
122
Issue:
5
Pages:
726–732
Publication date:
2020-01-10
Acceptance date:
2019-12-11
DOI:
EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
Pmid:
31919405
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1083902
Local pid:
pubs:1083902
Deposit date:
2020-02-12

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