Just 1 alcoholic drink a day can increase breast cancer risk

Selected by Pietro Cazzola MD

Cancro mammellaNew report found strong evidence that drinking the amount of alcohol found in a small glass of wine or half a pint of beer a day, could increase your pre-menopausal breast cancer risk by 5% and your risk of post-menopausal breast cancer by 9%.
We also found that vigorous exercise such as cycling, swimming or running helps protect against pre-menopausal breast cancer and both moderate exercise, such as walking,and vigorous exercise protects against post-menopausal breast cancer.