Alcohol and breast cancer risk in African American women
Full article: https://cebp.aacrjournals.org/content/26/5/787.long
The link between alcohol intake and breast cancer is well known, but most studies have involved only White women. Recently, a large study of more than 22,000 African American (AA) women found that similar to White women, increased alcohol consumption is associated with a greater risk of breast cancer. (10/27/17)
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- Is it ok to drink one or two alcoholic beverages per week?
- Is there anything else I can do to lower my risk for breast cancer?
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