October: National Breast Cancer Awareness

PositiveTips

Based on a wealth of evidence, the American Institute of Cancer Research is warning that any level of alcohol consumption raises women's risk of breast cancer. In fact, one in ten breast cancers could be prevented by not drinking. Learn more by visiting AICR's online section on this issue.

Here are four PositiveTips to lower the risk of breast cancer:

  1. Don't drink any alcohol.
  2. Move more--at least 30 minutes daily.
  3. Maintain a healthy weight.
  4. Breastfeed your babies.