EXERCISE MAY CUT OVARIAN CANCER RISK.

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In a study comprised of over 2,000 women, where exercise alone was the focus, active women of all ages cut their risk for developing ovarian cancer by over 25 percent.

Dr. Carrie Cottreau and colleagues' study, which appeared in Obstetrics and Gynecology (October 2000), showed that women who exercise for at least 6 hours a week can boost hormones that suppress ovarian cancer, and generally tend to ovulate less, which also lowers the risk of cancer.

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