Tag: Breast Cancer

Alcohol Drinking and Mortality: Women with Breast Cancer

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Is there a link between drinking and mortality in women who have breast cancer?              Overview I.   Important Question II. Symptoms of Breast Cancer III.  Some Good News IV.   Resources I.  Important Question Investigators asked that important question. To do so, they studied over time 1,116 women who had …

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Increased Alcohol Drinking, Heart Disease & Breast Cancer

What are the effects of increased alcohol drinking on heart disease and breast cancer among women after menopause? To examine this question, researchers in Denmark studied 21,523 women after menopause. The women were in the Diet, Cancer, and Health Study. During a five-year period some women increased their alcohol intake. Some decreased it. And many …

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Male Breast Cancer Risk and Drinking Alcohol

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Male breast cancer? When people think of breast cancer, they think of it in women. But men also get the disease. Thousands are diagnosed with it in the US every year. Symptoms A lump beneath the surface of the nipple is the most common symptom of breast cancer in men. But there may be changes …

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Breast Cancer Prevention: Drinking Alcohol

Breast cancer prevention is linked with drinking alcohol? Study Moderate drinking was linked to prevention of breast cancer prevention in this study. Doctors studied two hundred and fifty breast cancer patients and 250 controls. Data collection was by face-to-face interviews. The data included demographic, clinical, lifestyle, diet, and drinking patterns. Drinking was categorized as follows. …

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Breast Cancer in African American Women: Alcohol Not a Risk?

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The risk of breast cancer in African American women is slightly lower than among white women. But black women are more likely to have aggressive forms of breast cancer. They are also more likely to develop it at an earlier age. So, the risk of breast cancer in African American women is more serious than …

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