Section last updated: August 15, 2017
Breast Cancer & Alcohol
SUMMARY PAPER:
Updated facts about the consumption of alcohol and its association with breast cancer by Creina Stockley, Health and Regulatory Information manager, The Australian Wine Research Institute
Importance of folate intake for reducing breast cancer risk from alcohol consumption, especially for women with a positive family history of breast cancer (Jul 2017)
Alcohol intake and risk of breast cancer by histologic subtype and estrogen receptor status among women aged 55 to 74 Years (Jul 2017)
Alcohol and breast cancer in African-American women (May 2017)
Fibre intake modulates the association of alcohol intake with breast cancer (Jan 2017)
Alcohol consumption and mortality after breast cancer diagnosis (Jan 2017)
Changes in alcohol and effects on risk of breast cancer and heart disease (July 2016)
Five year change in alcohol intake and risk of breast cancer and coronary heart disease among postmenopausal women (June 2016)
Changes in alcohol and effects on risk of breast cancer and heart disease (May 2016)
Dose-dependent associations between wine drinking and breast cancer risk (May 2016)
Alcohol use and breast cancer: a critical review (May 2016)
Critique 186: Changes in alcohol and effects on risk of breast cancer and heart disease (May 2016)
  Proportion of premenopausal and postmenopausal breast cancers attributable to known risk factors (Feb 2016)
Critique 175: An update on the association of alcohol consumption with breast cancer: Effects of BMI (Jan 2016)
Breast cancer 1 (BRCA1)-deficient embryos develop normally but are more susceptible to ethanol-initiated DNA damage and embryopathies (Jan 2016)
Risk factors for young-onset invasive and in situ breast cancer (Oct 2015)
Tobacco and alcohol in relation to male breast cancer (Jul 2015)
Prospective evaluation of alcohol consumption and the risk of breast cancer in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers (Jul 2015)
Fibre intake may modify the association of alcohol consumption with certain hormone-dependent cancers (Jul 2015)
The j-shaped association between alcohol consumption and breast cancer: a case-control study (Jan 2015)
The j-shaped association between alcohol consumption and dietary patterns derived with multiple methods from food diaries and breast cancer risk (Jan 2015)
Alcohol and breast cancer: Reconciling epidemiological and molecular data (Jan 2015)
Alcohol and risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women (Aug 2014)
Pre- and postoperative alcohol consumption in breast cancer patients: impact on early events (Aug 2014)
Cigarette smoking, physical activity, and alcohol consumption as predictors of cancer incidence among women at high risk of breast cancer (Jun 2014)
Alcohol consumption and survival after a breast cancer diagnosis (May 2014)
Breast cancer - racial differences in risk? (Aug 2013)
Cohort study of risk factors for breast cancer in post menopausal women (Aug 2013)
Risk of second breast cancer diagnosis linked to alcohol consumption and physical activity (Aug 2013)
Dual association between polyphenol intake and breast cancer risk according to alcohol consumption level: a prospective cohort study (Mar 2013)
Alcohol and survival after postmenopausal diagnosis of breast cancer (Mar 2013)
Alcohol and dietary folate intake and the risk of breast cancer (Jan 2013)
Pre-diagnostic alcohol consumption and postmenopausal breast cancer survival: a prospective patient cohort study (Jan 2013)

Moderate alcohol consumption may improve breast cancer survival (Jan 2013)

The complex association between moderate alcohol consumption and breast cancer (Nov 2012)

Alcohol and breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women (Sep 2012)

Combination of hormone treatments and alcohol consumption influences the risk of breast cancer in women (Sep 2012)

An update on the association of alcohol consumption with risk of breast cancer (May 2012)
Protein could explain why alcohol may be a risk factor for breast cancer (May 2012)
Comparison of effects of red wine versus white wine on hormones related to breast cancer risk (Feb 2012)
Young women with family history of breast cancer and their risk factors for benign breast disease (Jan 2012)
A new analysis from the Nurses’ Health Study on the association of alcohol with risk of breast cancer (Dec 2011)
Low-to-moderate alcohol intake and breast cancer in Chinese women  (Nov 2010)
Association of alcohol with breast cancer risk varies according to subtype of tumour (Nov 2010)
Alcohol intake after diagnosis of early-stage breast cancer may increase subsequent risk of recurrence but not risk of subsequent mortality (Nov 2010)
Low to moderate alcohol intake and mortality after breast cancer diagnosis (Nov 2010)
Alcohol consumption and the risk of breast cancer among BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers (Aug 2010)
Gene-environment interactions in 7610 women with breast cancer: prospective evidence from the Million Women Study
Folate Consumption and Alcohol Intake by Lynn Gretkowski
Study suggests that ethanol is the causal factor in alcohol related breast cancer
Alcohol consumption- associated breast cancer incidence and potential effect modifiers - The Japan public health center-based prospective study
Alcohol and folate intake and breast cancer risk in the WHI Observational Study
Wine may offer radio-protective effect for breast cancer patients
Patterns of alcohol (especially wine) consumption and breast cancer risk: A case-control study among a population in Southern France
Drinking plus hormones may up breast cancer risk
Kaiser Permanente study finds alcohol amount, not type related to breast cancer
Can adequate folate consumption mitigate the risk of excessive alcohol consumption in breast cancer? by Creina Stockley
Alcohol increases breast cancer growth
Folate intake, alcohol and risk of breast cancer
Genetics in Alcohol Associated Breast Cancer

Use of Oral Contraceptives, Alcohol, and Risk for Invasive Breast Cancer

Healthy Lifestyle May Reduce Women's Risk of Developing Cancer
Light-to-Moderate Drinking has Little Effect on Risk of Breast Cancer
Compounds in Beer and Wine Slows Breast Cancer Cell Growth
Alcohol, Fat and Increased Risk of Breast Cancer
Phytochemicals May Protect Against Breast Cancer
Commentary on alcohol and breast cancer
by R.Curtis Ellison MD
Alcohol and breast cancer
Drinking more than moderately increases breast cancer risk
Alcohol consumption and breast cancer risk in the Women's Health Study's
Facts about the consumption of alcohol and its association with breast cancer by Creina Stockley of the Australian Wine Research Institute
Dietary Folate consumption and Breast Cancer risk
Folate intake And Risk Of Breast Cancer
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