Well, the more you drink, the more likely it is you’ll develop breast cancer. Seven drinks a week — doesn’t matter if it’s wine, beer, shots, or mixed drinks — increases your risk by 14%. Fourteen drinks increases it by 28%.
Hover over the numbers to see how your drinking habits affect your increased risk of breast cancer. Find out how drinking more or less each week can change that risk.
The simple answer is to drink less, but that can be hard to do. Scroll down for a few tips for drinking less.
Your health is important! The next time you’re pouring a drink, think about what you can do to reduce your risk of breast cancer. Your breasts will thank you for it. And we can help! We’ve got lots of info on what alcohol does to your body, how to reduce you’re drinking, and how to keep your breasts healthy and happy. Want to learn how to do a breast self examine? Visit our Resources page! Or check out All About Risk to learn the nitty-gritty about how alcohol affects your body.
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