Study: Breast Cancer Risk Higher For Females Who Drink Alcohol When Young

 

Study: Breast Cancer Risk Higher For Females Who Drink Alcohol When YoungIt is no secret that many women fear breast cancer more than any other form of cancer. Getting information of the disease could make people be aware of the risks and how to avoid it. Did you know that alcohol is a risk factor for getting breast cancer?

‘ST. LOUIS, Mo. (CBS St. Louis) – Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine have found that teenage and young adult women who consume alcohol are more likely to develop breast cancer later in life.

According to Nature World News, the team involved in the study found that just one shot of liquor or glass of wine could increase risk of breast disease by 15 percent. Though the lesions that allegedly develop in breast tissue because of this behavior are benign, they can reportedly increase a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer by 500 percent.”

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Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris was born in Europe but has lived in the US for many years. He attended college both in Europe and the US and completed medical school at the University of Texas. Residency and fellowship in oncology was completed at Baylor. Read More...
Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton