Women with breast cancer told to cut back on alcohol

The advice has been issued by the health watchdog Nice to try and boost survival rates by preventing the cancers coming back at a later stage.
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The results of a new study show that Australian women remain unaware of the fact that alcohol consumption really does increase breast cancer risk.
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A study by Flinders University, Adelaide, shows women in their 40s, 50s and 60s are drinking large mounts of wine, beer and spirits despite rates of the disease rising in their age brackets.
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(Flinders University) Middle aged women in Australia aren't getting the message about the proven link between alcohol consumption and breast cancer, at a time when more are drinking while cancer rates in their age bracket are increasing, according to a new study.
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CONCLUSIONS: Diagnosis with a variety of health conditions appears to prompt drinking cessation in older adults. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. PMID: 30758044 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Alcohol Clin Exp Res Source Type: research
A 45-Year-Old Woman With Multiple Pulmonary Nodules and Sjögren Syndrome. Chest. 2019 Feb;155(2):e51-e54 Authors: Xian JZ, Cherian SV, Idowu M, Chen L, Estrada-Y-Martin RM Abstract CASE PRESENTATION: A 45-year-old woman presented for evaluation for 3 months of coughing and dyspnea. A recent chest CT scan done for workup of her symptoms revealed a 2-cm right-sided pulmonary nodule. She had a medical history of Sjögren syndrome, hypertension, and obesity. She also noted a weight loss of 30 lb over the last 3 years. She denied smoking, alcohol consumption, illicit drug use, or occupational...
Source: Chest - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Chest Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: MD was positively associated with alcohol consumption in Japanese women. PMID: 30680689 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Breast Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: research
(CNN) — UK scientists have developed an online calculator that could enable doctors to more accurately predict a patient’s chance of developing breast cancer. If rolled out, the new tool could change the way in which the condition is treated. Among other things, details of family history, genetics, weight, alcohol consumption, age at menopause and use of hormone replacement therapy will all be considered by doctors when assessing a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer — the most common form of cancer in the UK. Each of these factors has “a small impact on the likelihood of developing the d...
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Cancer is the second-leading cause of death among Americans, behind only heart disease. But there’s good news: the cancer death rate has drastically declined over the past 25 years, according to a new report from the American Cancer Society (ACS). Overall, the cancer death rate dropped by 27% between 1991 and 2016, according to the report’s data, which came from the National Center for Health Statistics. Steadily declining cancer mortality rates saved about 2.6 million lives between 1991 and 2016. Significant reductions in lung cancer mortality explain a large part of the overall trend. Smoking rates have falle...
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CONCLUSION:: Findings suggest that advanced practice providers can provide survivorship care in accordance with Institute of Medicine standards, which provide a normative standard. This assessment is an important step in evaluating survivorship outcomes. PMID: 30615587 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: JOP - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: J Oncol Pract Source Type: research
This study aimed to investigate the association between a Healthy Lifestyle Index (HLI) score and BC risk among Moroccan women.MethodsIn this case–control study, 300 incident BC cases and 300 controls, matched by age and area of residence were recruited. Cases were women newly-diagnosed with histopathologically–confirmed BC at the University Hospital in Fez, Morocco. Controls were randomly selected healthy women recruited from 6 primary health centers in Fez. HLI scores developed within this study were assigned to participants based on 11 factors (red and processed meat, white meat, cream, cheese, fish, fruit a...
Source: Cancer Epidemiology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
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