Even Moderate Drinking Can Boost Chance of Breast Cancer Recurrence

Even a few glasses of wine or cocktails a week may increase risk of recurrence for breast cancer survivors, researchers found. Women who averaged three to four or more drinks per week were 34 percent more likely to have a recurrence than those who rarely, if ever, drank, according to an observational study led by Dr. Marilyn Kwan of Kaiser Permanente in Oakland, Calif. Likewise, mortality risk rose 51 percent for the heavier drinkers among breast cancer survivors, Kwan's group reported here at...Full Story
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