According to an article published yesterday in Bloomberg Business Week, researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre in Seattle, Washington, are reporting in today's issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute that women who drink one alcoholic beverage a day are at higher risk for developing estrogen receptor- and progesterone receptor-positive breast cancers.
That study found that, when compared to non-drinkers, women who drank seven or more drinks a week had a higher risk of hormone receptor-positive breast cancer, but only lobular carcinoma, not the more common ductal carcinoma.
Please click on the link to read the entire article. And here is a link to the abstract published in the journal.
If any of my team are reading this, my fluffy beast was an estrogen receptor-positive invasive ductal carcinoma.