Alcohol and folate intake and breast cancer risk in the WHI Observational Study.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Breast cancer research and treatment, Volume 116, Issue 3, p.551-62 (2009)


2009, Aged, Alcohol Drinking, Breast Neoplasms, Center-Authored Paper, Cohort Studies, Female, folic acid, Follow-Up Studies, Humans, Incidence, Middle Aged, Postmenopause, Prevention Center Core Facility, Prospective Studies, Public Health Sciences Division, Shared Resources, Women's Health


Alcohol increases breast cancer risk. Epidemiological studies suggest folate may modify this relationship.