Alcohol consumption and breast cancer
Dion Smyth Lecturer practitioner in Cancer and palliative care, Birmingham City University
While the biological mechanism may not yet be fully elucidated, moderate alcohol consumption equivalent to one or more drinks per day is recognised as a risk factor for the development of breast cancer.
Cancer Nursing Practice. 16, 9,11-11. doi: 10.7748/cnp.16.9.11.s9