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The Link Between Alcohol and Breast Cancer

THE LINK BETWEEN ALCOHOL AND BREAST CANCER? 1 In 8 WOMEN WILL DEVELOP BREAST CANCER OVER THE COURSE OF HER LIFETIME Every About 2 MINUTES 3.5% of all US cancer deaths annually are linked to alcohol. a woman in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer. WHAT ARE THE RISK FACTORS FOR BREAST CANCER? GENDER Simply being a woman is the main risk factor for developing breast cancer. This is probably because of the female hormones estrogen and progesterone, which can promote breast cancer cell growth. AGING YOUR RISK OF DEVELOPING BREAST CANCER INCREASES AS YOU GET OLDER About About 1 out of 8 2 of 3 invasive breast cancers invasive breast cancers are found in women are found in women age 55 or older. younger than 45. GENETICS About 5% K 5% to 10% 10% of breast cancer cases are thought to be HEREDITARY. HOW MANY DRINKS FOR WOMEN? 3-6 DRINKS PER WEEK AT LEAST 2 DRINKS DAILY 15% 51% chance of developing chance of developing the disease the disease OTHER CANCER RISKS OF ALCOHOL ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION HAS BEEN LINKED TO AN INCREASED RISK FOR CANCERS OF THE: Oral cavity Pharynx Esophagus Larynx Stomach Colon Rectum Liver Ovaries HOW TO REDUCE THE RISK? Maintain a diet low in Avoid exposure to fat and sugar, but high in vegetables, fruits, lean Increase vitamin D radiation and intake environmental pollution protein, and whole grains Don't smoke Exercise regularly Limit alcohol SOURCES http://www.seattletimes.com/health/study-alcohol-use-raises-risk-of-cancer-deaths/ http://www.breastcancer.org/symptoms/understand_bc/statistics http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-risk-factors http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/237013, php http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/arh25-4/263-270.htm RecoveryExperts FIND THE BEST REHAB CENTER THAT FITS YOUR NEEDS! Он

The Link Between Alcohol and Breast Cancer

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Alcohol can increase the risk of breast cancer by interfering altering the immune system that can cause insufficient supply of nutrition to your body like folic acid, vitamins and zinc, making it diff...

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