Lifestyle and Prevention

Physical Activity

Did you know that exercise has been shown to have a profound impact in reducing breast cancer risk? Here are the facts:

  • Three to four hours of moderate physical activity a week can decrease a woman’s risk of breast cancer by as much as 40 percent.

  • Exercise can lower estrogen and insulin levels and boost the immune system – all of which help to prevent the development breast cancer.

  • For best results, add variety to your activities. Consult your physician and/or a professional trainer before starting any new routine.


Nutrition is an important factor when it comes to managing breast cancer risk. Visit the Nutrition page to learn more.



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