Alcohol and Cancer

Alcohol And Cancer

Alcohol is associated with an increased risk of a number of cancers. 3.6% of all cancer cases and 3.5% of cancer deaths worldwide are attributable to consumption of alcohol. Breast cancer in women is linked with alcohol intake. Alcohol also increases the risk of cancers of the mouth, esophagus, pharynx and larynx, colorectal cancer, liver cancer, stomach and ovaries.

Read more about Alcohol And Cancer:  Overall Mortality From Alcohol-related Cancers, Alcohol As A Carcinogen and Cocarcinogen, Genetic Variation and Cancer Risk, Recommended Maximum Alcohol Intake

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