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Cardiorespiratory fitness as predictor of cancer mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Thursday, January 29, 2015

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Source Name: Annals of Oncology


D. Schmid and M. F. Leitzmann

This meta-analysis evaluated 6 published studies involving over 71,000 cancer patients who experienced 2002 instances of cancer mortality.  Compared to patients with low fitness, those with high levels of cardiorespiratory fitness had a 50% reduction in their cancer mortality risk.

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