Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Report 2018

Key Findings

  • Adult weight gain and excess body fat increase risk for post-menopausal breast cancer.
  • Alcoholic drinks increase the risk of post- and pre-menopausal breast cancers.
  • Regular vigorous physical activity reduces the risk of both post- and pre-menopausal breast cancers.
  • Moderate physical activity reduces the risk of post-menopausal breast cancer.
  • Breastfeeding reduces the risk of both post- and pre-menopausal breast cancers.
  • For pre-menopausal breast cancers, body fatness was found to decrease risk. 

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