Association Between Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Cancer Incidence, Mortality (JAMA Network Open)


Media advisory: The full study is linked to this news release.

By JAMA Network Open, June 29, 2023

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About JAMA Network Open: JAMA Network Open is an online-only open access general medical journal from the JAMA Network. On weekdays, the journal publishes peer-reviewed clinical research and commentary in more than 40 medical and health subject areas. Every article is free online from the day of publication.

About The Study: The findings of this study that included 177,000 Swedish men suggest that cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) may have a potentially important role in reducing the risk of developing and dying from certain cancers in men. If evidence for causality is established, interventions to improve CRF in individuals with low CRF should be prioritized. 

Authors: Elin Ekblom-Bak, Ph.D., of the Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences in Stockholm, is the corresponding author. 


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