Monday, June 4, 2012

Worth the Risk?

Today's ASCO Meeting reveals more proof that alcohol increases a woman's risk of developing breast cancer, particularly ER/PR+, post-menopausal breast cancer. In the study, the women affected had an average of 7-14 drinks per week.

The question is, where is the study that establishes that women who have already been diagnosed with breast cancer increase their risk of recurrent disease if they consume alcohol?

Without the data, would you take the risk?

Until the jury comes back with the answers, limiting your alcohol intake may not be a bad idea in your fight to prevent recurrent disease.

http://abstract.asco.org/AbstView_114_100336.html

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