Does drinking alcohol increase risk of breast cancer?

How Much Does alcohol increase breast cancer risk? Extensive epidemiologic data have linked alcohol consumption to risk of breast cancer (reviewed in [1-5]). The overall estimated association is an approximate 30-50% increase in breast cancer risk from 15-30 grams/day of alcohol consumption (about 1-2 drinks/day) [6-8•]. What type of breast cancer is caused by alcohol? …

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