Teenage alcohol use raises risk of benign breast disease

04/13/2010 | HealthDay News

Women who drank alcohol six or seven days a week during their teenage years had a five times greater risk of developing benign breast disease compared with those who never drank or who consumed alcohol less than once per week, a study in Pediatrics found. Researchers said the findings may indicate that teen drinking raises the risk for breast cancer but more study is needed.

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