Breast cancer risk 'not increased' by night shifts

Breast cancer risk 'not increased' by night shifts
 

Working night shifts has "little or no effect" on a woman's risk of developing breast cancer, new research suggests.
In 2007, a World Health Organization committee said shift work "probably" had a link to breast cancer, based on studies of animals and people.
But this new work by leading UK cancer experts looked at data on 1.4m women and found there was no association with night shift work.
Cancer Research UK (CRUK) said it hoped the findings would reassure women.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) made its ruling in 2007 because of shift work's... read more

 
6 October 2016 in Health, Views: 32
Source: BBC
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