Date PostedJuly 8, 2016

Study into Alcohol and Breast Cancer Link

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According to a New Zealand based study, around 20 women annually die from breast cancer linked to consuming fewer than 2 alcoholic drinks a day on average.

The study conducted by researchers at the University of Otago found that while drinking is a well known cause of cancer of various types, around 60 per cent of all alcohol related cancer deaths in New Zealand among women was from breast cancer.

The research is further evidence of the need to drink in moderation and not exceed the daily recommended intake amount.

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