Sedentary Behavior and Cancer Risk

June 18, 2014 12:28 AM

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People who spend too much time sitting around while at work or play seem to face a higher risk for certain types of cancer according to a new study. The finding is published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

This research follows a review of 43 prior studies that involved more than 4 million participants and nearly 69,000 cancer patients. The study team found that those who spent the most time watching TV or sitting at their office desk- saw their risk for colon cancer, lung cancer, and endometrial canc...

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