Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Exercise Reduces Death Rate in Prostate Cancer Patients

In a press release from the American Association for Cancer Research titled " Exercise Reduces Death Rate In Prostate Cancer Patients ", research shows that
  • Men who walked four or more hours a week had a 23% lower risk of all-cause mortality compared to men who walked less than 20 minutes a week
  • Men who walked 90 or more minutes at a normal to brisk pace had a 51% lower risk of death from any cause than men who walked less than 90 minutes at an easy walking pace
  • Men who engaged in five or more hours of vigorous physical activity a week were at a decreased risk of dying from their prostate cancer


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