Just one glass of wine per day can raise your breast cancer risk


Cancer experts say they’re increasingly confident that at least two lifestyle choices can affect a woman’s risk of getting breast cancer: drinking alcohol and exercising. 

Just one alcoholic drink each day is enough to boost breast cancer risk, according to a comprehensive new report published Tuesday. Vigorous exercise, by contrast, can decrease the risk in both pre- and postmenopausal women.

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The American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund published their joint report, which includes data on 12 million women and 260,000 cases of breast cancer gathered in nearly 120 studies. Read more…

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