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Topic: lowering risk of recurrence of TNBC - exercise & tea

Forum: Triple-Negative Breast Cancer —

Share with others who have ER-/PR-/HER2- breast cancer.

Posted on: Jun 2, 2019 01:11AM

moth wrote:

many of the other studies seemed to show exercise benefits mostly for ER+ cancers but this one found an impact on TNBC. As well, tea consumption - & most specifically it seemed to be green tea that had the most benefit.

"Modifiable lifestyle factors and triple-negative breast cancer survival: a population-based prospective study.

Women with higher exercise-metabolic equivalent(MET) scores (≥7.6 MET-hours/wk) and longer duration of exercise (≥2.5 h/wk) had lower risk of total and recurrence/disease-specific mortality than did non-exercisers. Compared with non-tea drinkers, survival was better among women who were regular tea drinkers during the first 60 months ..."

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Jun 2, 2019 09:03AM santabarbarian wrote:

And if you don't like green tea that much you can take the active ingredient in capsule form: EGCG.

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Jun 2, 2019 10:38AM HappyAnyway wrote:

Thanks to both of you. Seems like a simple addition that certainly won't hurt.

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