15 december 2012

Alcohol and Breast Cancer Link Challenged

A new study in an American Association for Cancer Research medical journal challenges the notion that alcohol consumption alone is a major risk factor for breast cancer in post-menopausal women. The risk grows substantially when women undertake hormone replacement therapy: The study found a 60 percent greater risk for women who drink while undergoing the therapy compared with women who drink alcohol responsibly and aren't on hormone replacement.

Additional Info

  • Authors

    Gaffney J
  • Issue

    Wine Spectator
  • Published Date

    15 december 2012