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Breastfeeding cuts cancer risk

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BREASTFEEDING has been included in cancer prevention guidelines for the first time.

BREASTFEEDING has been included in cancer prevention guidelines for the first time.

Following a review of 7,000 cancer studies, a panel of 21 experts has produced 10 broad recommendations on cancer prevention.

The World Cancer Research Fund report said there was ‘convincing evidence’ that breastfeeding protected the mother against pre and post-menopausal breast cancer.

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