Habits Help in Avoiding Breast Cancer, Study Finds


September 8, 2009

The New York Times

Women can cut their risk of breast cancer by almost half if they watch their weight, exercise daily, breast-feed their babies and limit alcoholic beverages, according to a new report by the American Institute for Cancer Research.

The report is an update of a 2007 review of more than 800 studies, adding information from 81 new studies, said Susan Higginbotham, director of research for the cancer institute, which examines the role of nutrition and lifestyle in cancer... Read More