Alcohol and Breast Cancer in Women A Pooled Analysis of Cohort Studies

18 Feb 1998Stephanie A. Smith-Warner, PhD; Donna Spiegelman, ScD; Shiaw-Shyuan Yaun, MPH; et al

Alcohol consumption is associated with a linear increase in breast cancer incidence in women over the range of consumption reported by most women. Among women who consume alcohol regularly, reducing alcohol consumption is a potential means to reduce breast cancer risk.

Meta Analysis
1 effect
11 years
322647 subjects

Reported Outcomes


Alcohol Beverage risk & protective factor

Breast Cancer Reproductive outcome
Breast Cancer

Strong Increase

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