Alcohol intake and breast cancer in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition.

  title={Alcohol intake and breast cancer in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition.},
  author={Isabelle Romieu and Chiara Scoccianti and V{\'e}ronique Chaj{\`e}s and Jordi de Batlle and Carine Biessy and Laure Dossus and Laura Baglietto and Francoise Clavel-Chapelon and Kim Overvad and Anja Olsen and Anne Tj\onneland and Rudolf Kaaks and Annekatrin Lukanova and H. B{\"o}ing and Antonia Trichopoulou and Pagona Lagiou and Dimitirios Trichopoulos and Domenico Palli and Sabina Sieri and Rosario Tumino and Paolo Vineis and Salvatore Panico and H B as Bueno-de-Mesquita and Carla H van Gils and P. H. Peeters and Eiliv Lund and Guri Skeie and Elisabete Weiderpass and Jos{\'e} Ram{\'o}n Quir{\'o}s Garc{\'i}a and M D Chirlaque and Eva Ardanaz and Mar{\'i}a Jos{\'e} Yuste S{\'a}nchez and Eric J Duell and Pilar Amiano and Signe Borgquist and Elisabet Wirf{\"a}lt and G{\"o}ran Hallmans and Ingegerd Johansson and Lena M Nilsson and Kay-Tee Khaw and Nicholas J Wareham and Timothy J Key and Ruth C. Travis and Neil Murphy and Petra A Wark and Pietro Ferrari and Elio Riboli},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  volume={137 8},
Alcohol intake has been associated to breast cancer in pre and postmenopausal women; however results are inconclusive regarding tumor hormonal receptor status, and potential modifying factors like age at start drinking. Therefore, we investigated the relation between alcohol intake and the risk of breast cancer using prospective observational data from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC). Up to 334,850 women, aged 35-70 years at baseline, were recruited in… CONTINUE READING
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