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Physical activity, sex steroid, and growth factor concentrations in pre- and post-menopausal women: a cross-sectional study within the EPIC cohort.

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PURPOSE: Increased physical activity (PA) is associated with a reduced risk of several cancers. PA may reduce cancer risk by changing endogenous hormones levels, but relatively little research has focused on this topic. The purpose of this study was to elucidate the relation between PA and endogenous hormone concentrations. METHODS: A cross-sectional analysis of 798 pre- and 1,360 post-menopausal women included as controls in case-control studies on endogenous hormones (steroids, progesterone...

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Publisher copy:
10.1007/s10552-013-0314-x

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Rinaldi, S More by this author
Friedenreich, CM More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Journal:
Cancer causes and control : CCC
Volume:
25
Issue:
1
Pages:
111-124
Publication date:
2014-01-05
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EISSN:
1573-7225
ISSN:
0957-5243
URN:
uuid:afaf44c5-6583-4518-a872-36ce97bb9fea
Source identifiers:
438765
Local pid:
pubs:438765

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