Regular exercise reduces the risk of liver cancer

April 28, 2013 4:48 AM

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Regular exercise reduces the risk of liver cancer

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, April 28 (UPI) -- Swiss researchers say patients at risk from hepatocellular carcinoma -- the most common form of liver cancer -- may reduce their risk by regular exercise.

Jean-Francois Dufour of Inselspital, the Bern University Hospital, said two groups of mice were fed a control diet and a high-fat diet. The mice were divided into separate exercise and sedentary groups. The exercise groups ran on a motorized treadmill for 60 minutes per day, five days a week.

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