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Inactivity shown to increase kidney cancer risk by 77% and bladder cancer risk by 73%, independent of obesity
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

A new study led by researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute establishes a connection between a sedentary lifestyle and risk of developing kidney or bladder cancer. The findings extend a line of inquiry that has already revealed a connection between chronic inactivity and heightened risk for both ovarian and cervical cancer, and also highlight the possibility of reducing risk for some cancers by increasing physical activity.

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Annie Deck-Miller
Senior Media Relations Manager
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Roswell Park Alliance Foundation

Amy Biber
Director, Development Marketing And Communications
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Cancer Talk Blog

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 1:39pm

Wearable technology has seen massive growth in the tech industry in recent years. From Apple Watch and Fitbit on your wrist to Google Glass on your head, wearables are everywhere. As technology advances, can wearable devices along with smartphone apps help aid in skin cancer prevention and detection?

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