DCEG researchers investigate the role of physical activity in cancer risk. This broad category includes exercise, leisure-time activities, sedentary behaviors like sitting or television-watching, and other lifestyle factors related to activity in relation to cancer risk. Search for DCEG publications on physical activity and cancer.
Examples of studies that measure physical activity on some level include:
A population-based case-control study of breast cancer in Poland that combines state-of-the art techniques of exposure assessment and collection of biological specimens
A population-based case-control study of ovarian and endometrial cancer conducted among female residents of Warsaw and Lodz (Poland) between 2001 and 2003
A population-based case-control study of breast cancer to address etiologic hypotheses best addressed among younger women
A study of a number of different lifestyle factors in relation to various morbidity and mortality outcomes among the U.S. Radiologic Technologists.