breast cancer

Alcohol has been shown to increase other types of cancer as well. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Breast Cancer & Alcohol

Alcohol and Breast Cancer: What to Know Can as little as one alcoholic drink a day raise your breast cancer risk? Studies say yes. But does that mean you should steer clear of alcohol completely? And what about that glass of wine that is supposed to be good for you? Alcoholic
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A study by Duke Health found that reducing the amount of radiation in early-stage breast cancer patients can be just as effective and less costly. (Photo: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)

Breast Cancer Treatment

Reducing Radiation Could Safely Cut Costs More than half of older women with early stage breast cancer received more radiation therapy than what might be medically necessary, adding additional treatment and health care costs, according to a study led by Duke Cancer Institute
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