Pre-diagnostic alcohol consumption and breast cancer recurrence and mortality - results from a prospective cohort with a wide range of variation in alcohol intake

International Journal of Cancer, 05/25/2012

Results for breast cancer specific mortality were also suggestive of a higher risk but were not statistically significant. In addition to being a risk factor for breast cancer, a high pre–diagnostic alcohol intake also seems to have an effect on the course of the disease. The authors could not relate the finding to a specific tumor presentation.

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