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In some of these studies, the effect of physical activity on colon cancer risk is attenuated in women compared with men, the reason for which is unknown. In most of the cohort studies described in a past review (152 ), as well as several more recent cohort studies (155–159 ), the risk of colon cancer was decreased in the highest physical activity compared with the lowest category, with risk reductions ranging from 10% to 60%. In addition, adjustment for potential confounding factors, such as age, diet, and obesity, did not reduce the strength of the associations between physical activity and colon cancer risk (152, 155–159 ).
Alternatively, it is thought that lifestyle changes, such as physical activity, may reverse promoter methylation of TSGs. A recent cross-sectional study was conducted to determine the association of lifetime physical activity with promoter hypermethylation of APC and RASSF1A in nonmalignant breast tissue, among premenopausal and postmenopausal women without breast cancer (61 ). This study provided evidence to support the hypothesis that physical activity is inversely associated with promoter hypermethylation of TSGs, such as APC, in nonmalignant breast tissue (61 ).
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