Women mostly unaware of alcohol risk for breast cancer
A UK study has revealed that women generally have a poor level of knowledge of the risk of breast cancer posed by consuming alcohol
Women's awareness of alcohol as a risk factor for breast cancer can be poor, according to a UK study.
Alcohol use is estimated to be responsible for 5-11% of breast cancer cases, with current evidence suggesting it is a risk factor for all age groups, the authors said.
But only one in five women attending NHS breast services correctly identified alcohol as a risk factor for breast cancer, the study showed.
Using a mixed method study design, researchers collected quantitative data from a cross-sectional survey and qualitative data from focus group and...
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