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Alcohol and Breast Cancer Risk

Nov 5, 2021

Listen to the episode to Dr. Avonne Connor explain:

  • how much alcohol affects breast cancer risk

  • why alcohol as a breast cancer risk factor is so emotional

  • why binge drinking is so harmful

  • why drinking during treatment isn’t a good idea

  • steps people can take if they want to reduce or quit drinking

About the guest
Avonne Connor, PhD

Dr. Avonne Connor is assistant professor of epidemiology at Johns Hopkins University. Much of Dr. Connor’s research focuses on cancer health disparities in women, especially cancer risk factors that people have some control over, such as drinking alcohol, weight, exercise, and smoking.

— Last updated on January 31, 2022, 4:25 PM

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