Moderate alcohol consumption during adult life, drinking patterns, and breast cancer risk.

@article{Chen2011ModerateAC,
  title={Moderate alcohol consumption during adult life, drinking patterns, and breast cancer risk.},
  author={Wendy Y. Chen and Bernard A Rosner and Susan E. Hankinson and Graham A Colditz and Walter C Willett},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2011},
  volume={306 17},
  pages={
          1884-90
        }
}
CONTEXT Multiple studies have linked alcohol consumption to breast cancer risk, but the risk of lower levels of consumption has not been well quantified. In addition, the role of drinking patterns (ie, frequency of drinking and "binge" drinking) and consumption at different times of adult life are not well understood. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the association of breast cancer with alcohol consumption during adult life, including quantity, frequency, and age at consumption. DESIGN, SETTING, AND… CONTINUE READING

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