Alberta physical activity and breast cancer prevention trial: sex hormone changes in a year-long exercise intervention among postmenopausal women.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Volume 28, Issue 9, p.1458-66 (2010)

Keywords:

2010, Aged, Androstenedione, Breast Neoplasms, Center-Authored Paper, estradiol, Estrone, Exercise, Female, Humans, Middle Aged, Postmenopause, Public Health Sciences Division, RISK, Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin, TESTOSTERONE

Abstract:

We examined how an aerobic exercise intervention influenced circulating estradiol, estrone, sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG), androstenedione, and testosterone levels, which may be involved in the association between physical activity and breast cancer risk.