Fit Middle Aged Men Shown to Have Lower Cancer Risk

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More Reasons to Get Fit Gloucester!  

A Study Showed that Fit Middle Aged Men Were Found to Have Lower Risk of Colon and Lung Cancer! 

In the news, March 26th… a study published on-line by the peer-reviewed Journal of the American Medical Association/JAMA Oncology showed a link between cardiovascular health and a decreased incidence of  colon and cancer.

These findings were first presented June 2, 2013 at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago, Ill. The lead researcher, Dr. Susan Lakoski* reported at that time, “While poor fitness is already known to predict future cardiovascular disease, this is the first study to explore fitness as a marker of future cancer risk prognosis,” (*Susan Lakoski, M.D., assistant professor of medicine and director of the cardiovascular prevention program for cancer patients at the University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care.)

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Middle Aged Couple biking GMG

Something to consider – men (and women!) who exercise may also be more likely to focus on an overall healthy lifestyle choices, such as healthy exercise, healthy eating, abstaining from smoking, and minimizing alcohol use lowers your risk of heart disease and cancer. Healthier Lifestyles for a Healthier YOU! Spring is a great time to focus on YOU and YOUR Good Health!  

~ Karen Pischke B.S.N., R.N.

Owner/Founder of Dreamtime Wellness™  Promoting Optimal Wellness for Body, Mind & Spirit www.DreamtimeWellness.com. Find us on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dreamtime-Wellness-/348619611849199

 

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