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The report on updated evidence for breast cancer was published in 2010. The updated evidence confirmed the conclusions from the Second Expert Report.
- The evidence that lactation protects against breast cancer at all ages thereafter is convincing.
- Physical activity probably protects against postmenopausal breast cancer.
- The evidence that alcoholic drinks are a cause of breast cancer at all ages is convincing.
- The evidence that the factors that lead to greater attained adult height or its consequences are a cause of postmenopausal breast cancer is convincing; these are probably a cause of premenopausal breast cancer.
To view the report and summary visit our Diet and Cancer Report website.