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Alcohol and Breast Cancer Risk

If you are at risk for developing breast cancer, drinking even moderate amounts of alcohol can greatly increase that risk.

Alcohol Consumption and Breast Cancer Risk
Alcohol consumption can contribute to many different adverse health effects, but probably the most researched and documented is alcohol's affect on the increased risk of developing breast cancer.

Drinking and Breast Cancer
Women who are frequent drinkers and who have a close relative who has had breast cancer are more than twice as likely to develop breast cancer themselves than those who do not drink.

One Drink a Day Ups Breast Cancer Risk
After studying the cases of more than 150,000 women worldwide, British researchers have concluded that drinking as little as one drink a day increases the risk of breast cancer.

Moderate Drinking Linked to Breast Cancer Risk
Research has found a link between moderate drinking and a small increase in the risk of breast cancer compared to women who have never consumed alcohol.

Breast Cancer Linked to Amount of Alcohol Consumed
The type of alcohol that a woman drinks makes no difference, but the amount of alcohol consumed is linked to the risk of developing breast cancer, according to a study of 70,033 women.

Teen Drinking Ups Risk of Breast Disease
Scientists find that even moderate drinking by teens can increase the risk of developing pre-cancerous breast changes known as proliferative benign breast disease (BDD).

Less Alcohol Means Less Breast Cancer Risk
Any kind of alcohol that you consume may change the levels of female hormones, and thus cause more cases of estrogen-receptor positive breast cancer.

Heavy Drinking Increases Breast Cancer Risk
Women who drink run the risk of getting breast cancer and that risk is directly related to the amount of alcohol they consume, according to new reports.

HRT, Drinking and Breast Cancer
Women who are undergoing hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and who drink just one drink a day double their chances of developing breast cancer, according to a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

New Breast Cancer Risk Found
Women who drink moderate to high quantities of alcohol during pregnancy could be contributing to an increased risk of breast cancer among their daughters.

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