Alcohol may boost breast cancer risk

The study in the American Association for Cancer Research found that women who had one to two small drinks a day were 32 percent more likely to develop a hormone sensitive tumor. Three or more drinks a day raised the risk by 51 percent.

Scientists say, regardless of the type of alcohol, the risk was evident.

Researchers say, it's too early to make public health recommendations, but women should talk to their doctors to assess risk factors and consider lifestyle changes.

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