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12 Ways to Cut Your Breast Cancer Risk

Avoid Alcohol

Avoid Alcohol

Findings from the Million Women Study, a British study that tracked more than 1,280,000 women in the UK for 7 years, showed that each daily alcoholic drink consumed raised the risk of postmenopausal breast cancer by 12 percent. For healthy breasts, experts recommend that women drink no more than one alcoholic beverage a day.

By Katherine Solem. Published October 12, 2010. Katherine Solem is a health writer and editor living in San Francisco.