Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in men, so providing ways to prevent it is vital. New research shows that brisk walking can slow the progression of prostate cancer.
Men with prostate cancer can prevent cancer cells from growing if they walk for 30 minutes to an hour a day.
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, surveyed 1,455 men in their 60s:
Studies show that aerobic exercise, such as walking, affects the proliferation of cancer cells and reduces their division. Physical activity plays an important role in regulating blood lipids by reducing overweight. Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of death among men.
Experts believe that physical activity and keeping cells alive can help prevent cancer cells from progressing.
The study is published in the journal Cancer.