Working out helps fight breast cancer

Posted at 6:02 PM, Aug 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-31 18:02:43-04

Physical activity may reduce breast cancer risk for African American women by as much as 12 percent.

According to a new study led by Roswell Park, health experts say women of African ancestry are much more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer at younger ages - and have a higher risk of dying from the disease as well.

At least two hours a week of strenuous activity can help reduce that risk.