Study supports alcohol, breast cancer link - Harvard Health Publications
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A 28-year study of 106,000 women found that moderate alcohol slightly increases a woman's risk of developing breast cancer. Women who had the equivalent of three to six drinks a week had a modest increase in their risk of breast cancer (15%) compared to women who never drank alcohol. That would translate into an extra 3 cases of breast cancer per 1,000 women per year. The risks were the same for wine, beer, and spirits. Because moderate drinking appears to prevent some types of heart diseas View full resource at health.harvard.edu
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