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Is bicycling a cancer-fighting miracle? Probably not.

No more than regular exercise, anyway
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Is cycling some kind of magical health bullet? No. But exercise in general might be.

Can bicycling prevent cancer?

A study released today in the British Medical Journal found that bicycling to work was associated with a 45 percent reduced risk of dying from cancer and a 46 percent reduced risk of heart disease.

This doesn’t mean that if you take up cycling you’ll reduce your cancer risk

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