(STUDY FINDS) -- LOMA LINDA, Calif. — Growing up, so many of us were constantly reminded to drink milk. Milk is indisputably a great source of protein and calcium, but a new study has come to a troubling conclusion regarding dairy milk: regularly drinking milk can seriously increase a woman’s chances of developing breast cancer.
Researchers at Loma Linda University say that even relatively small amounts of milk intake can raise a woman’s risk of suffering from breast cancer.
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Gary E. Fraser, the study’s first author, says that the findings supply “fairly strong evidence that either dairy milk or some other factor closely related to drinking dairy milk is a cause of breast cancer in women.”