5 Simple Things That Could Cut Your Breast Cancer Risk


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1. Limit yourself to two or three alcoholic drinks a week

by Lorie Parch

Alcohol, consumed even in small amounts, is believed to increase the risk of breast cancer. Most doctors recommend cutting back on wine, beer, and hard liquor.

A recent study showed the link between drinking and breast cancer was especially strong in the 70% of tumors known as hormone-sensitive.

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