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Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Lung Cancer Incidence, and Cancer Mortality in Male Smokers

Monday, October 21, 2019

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Source Name: American Journal of Preventive Medicine


Baruch Vainshelboim, Ricardo M. Lima, Peter Kokkinos, Jonathan Myers

Better cardiorespiratory fitness as quantified by treadmill exercise testing was associated with a substantially decreased likelihood of lung cancer in former smokers (77% reduction in very fit) and reduced mortality in smokers who subsequently developed lung cancer (85% reduction in very fit).

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