Weight Loss Can Reduce Risk Of Breast Cancer

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(CNN) - Here’s another reason some women may want to hit the gym and watch what they eat.  A new study shows even a moderate decrease in weight could help reduce breast cancer risks.  Even a five percent weight loss can reduce levels of hormones associated with breast cancer.

Researchers say a healthy diet is also key and that it's never too late to make lifestyle changes.

The study is published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.