The NCI has a brief but comprehensive fact sheet about the relationship between physical activity and cancer.
A brief but comprehensive survey of what we know about the relationship between physical activity and the development of cancer.
Physical activity is consistently associated with a lower risk of post-menopausal breast cancer in women.
A 2009 meta-analysis of 52 studies found that physically active people had a 24% lower risk of developing colon cancer than those who are not physically active.
Researchers at University of California Davis Medical Center found that exercise increases the level of neurotransmitters, which are depleted in the brains of patients with depression and anxiety.
Dave Potter is a certified MBSR instructor and retired psychotherapist.