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"This new research provides clear evidence that the more active women are -- and the less time they spend sitting down -- the less likely they are to develop womb cancer," said Sara Hiom, director of health information at Cancer Research U.K. She was not linked to the research.
Hiom said exercise helped reduce potentially harmful levels of estrogen. "Keeping active and doing plenty of exercise as well as spending more time on your feet will help reduce the risk of womb cancer."
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