Tagged: Breast Cancer

NEWS: Alcohol Linked With Increased Breast Cancer Risk

Research published in PLOS One, shows that alcohol consumption increases the chance of breast cancer in women. The research was led by cancer biologist Chin-Yo Lin from the University of Houston. According to the study, in 2016, more than 230,000 women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer: one of the most common causes of cancer deaths for women…

NEWS: New Zealand: 1st Conference On Alcohol, Cancer

It has been documented in scientific literature for at least 50 years that alcohol is carcinogenic, and it has been scheduled as a Group 1 carcinogen (an agent that directly causes cancer) by the World Health Organisation’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) since 1988. However, this information is not familiar to the public of New Zealand…