Exercise for Prostate Cancer Webster NY

Regular exercise may help protect men from prostate cancer, says a new study. U.S. researchers looked at 190 men who had a prostate biopsy and found that those who were moderately active -- anything equivalent to walking at a moderate pace for several hours a week -- were significantly less likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Local Companies

Allison L Cardin
(595) 273-1904
601 Elmwood Ave
Rochester, NY
WILLIAM HULBERT, MD
(585) 275-5282
601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY
DAVID DEVER, MD
(585) 232-2980
995 Senator Keating Boulevard
Rochester, NY
Paul L Di Marco, MD
706-546-1210
2615 Culver Rd Ste 100
Rochester, NY
Dr.Louis Eichel
(585) 336-5320
2420 Ridgeway Avenue
Rochester, NY
Laurence Donahue
(585) 232-2980
995 Senator Keating Blvd
Rochester, NY
Philip Miller Ashman
(585) 442-4940
209 S Goodman St
Rochester, NY
Jean JOSEPH, MD
(585) 275-5282
601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY
Paul Alan Shapiro, MD
315-462-3563
2981 Clover St
Pittsford, NY
Robert John Peartree, MD
585-249-9825
93 Country Club Dr
Rochester, NY
Data Provided by:
      

Provided By:

FRIDAY, Sept. 25 (HealthDay News) -- Regular exercise may help protect men from prostate cancer, says a new study.

U.S. researchers looked at 190 men who had a prostate biopsy and found that those who were moderately active -- anything equivalent to walking at a moderate pace for several hours a week -- were significantly less likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer.

The study also found that exercise was associated with less aggressive disease in men who did develop prostate cancer.

"As the amount of exercise increased, the risk of cancer decreased," lead author Dr. Jodi Antonelli, a urology resident at Duke University Medical Center, said in a news release.

The results, published Sept. 22 online in the Journal of Urology, contribute to the ongoing debate about how exercise affects prostate cancer risk, said study senior author Dr. Stephen Freedland, a urologist at Duke and the Durham Veterans Affairs Hospital.

"There have been dozens of studies about the value of exercise in lowering risk of prostate cancer, and some of them quite large, but the bottom line is that they've left us with mixed signals," Freedland said in the news release.

The majority (58 percent) of the men in this study were sedentary, which means they exercised less than the equivalent of one hour per week of easy walking.

More information

The U.S. National Cancer Institute has more about prostate cancer.

SOURCE: Duke Medicine, news release, Sept. 22, 2009

Copyright © 2009 ScoutNews, LLC. All rights reserved.

Read Article at HealthDay.com

Related Articles
- Exercise for Chemotherapy Patients Webster NY
Supervised exercise programs for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy can reduce fatigue and boost muscle strength, aerobic capacity and emotional well-being, a new study suggests. Fatigue is one of the most frequent and troublesome side effects of chemotherapy, the study authors noted.
- Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Webster NY
- Delayed Prostate Cancer Therapy Webster NY
- Attack Of The Cancer Fighting Tomatoes Webster NY
- Open Prostatectomy Versus Laparoscopic Procedure Webster NY
- Essential Fatty Acids Webster NY
- Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer Webster NY
- Colon Cancer Prevention Webster NY
- Exercise for Leukemia Recovery Webster NY
- Hormone Therapy for Early Prostate Cancer Webster NY