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Alcohol and breast cancer

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The relationship between alcohol and breast cancer has been a subject of much research. ... Researchers report that even moderate alcohol consumption, defined as one or two drinks per day, ... Compa...

Alcohol and Cancer Risk Fact Sheet - National Cancer Institute

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Can a person's genes affect their risk of alcohol-related cancers? ... 2010 defines moderate alcohol drinking as up to one drink per day for women and up to .... Even 16 years after they stopped drinking alcohol, the risk of cancer was still higher ...

Cancer risk 'even from light drinking' - BBC News

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Aug 19, 2015 ... Even light and moderate drinking - up to one drink a day for women and ... the higher the risk; Cutting down on alcohol can reduce cancer risk.

A Drink a Day May Boost Risk for Certain Cancers - Medscape

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Aug 21, 2015 ... Light to moderate alcohol intake was associated with a small but not significant ... "However, even when we consider all cause mortality attributable to alcohol, ... ... can lead to a magnitude of risk not considered acceptable for ...

Alcohol: Balancing Risks and Benefits – The Nutrition Source ...

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In fact, even among alcohol researchers, there's no universally accepted standard drink definition. ... Moderate drinking sits at the point at which the health benefits of alcohol ... counteract the effect of moderate alcohol consumption on breast cancer risk. ... It can cause inflammation of the liver (alcoholic hepatitis) and lea...

A Drink a Day Raises Cancer Risk, Study Says | BU Today | Boston ...

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Apr 8, 2013 ... How many of us have read that moderate drinking of red wine is good for the heart? How many of us know that even moderate drinking might increase our cancer risk? ... For men, lethal alcohol-caused cancer typically afflicts the mouth, ... can't predict when people begin drinking whether they'll wind up an .....

Alcohol and cancer | Drinkaware

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Alcohol can cause seven types of cancer; Drinking and smoking; What types of alcohol cause ... Recent studies have shown that even small amounts of alcohol can ... Just 30 minutes of moderate activity a day, five days a week, can have a ...

Alcohol and cancer | Cancer Research UK

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When you drink alcohol, cancer-causing chemicals are formed. Alcohol also affects hormone levels and makes cells even more likely to be damaged by ...

How alcohol causes cancer | Cancer Research UK

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Mar 23, 2015 ... Every year, alcohol causes 4% of cancers in the UK. The less alcohol you ... How much alcohol does it take to increase cancer risk? There's no ...

Drinking alcohol in moderation – Is the glass half-full or half-empty ...

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Having even just a few alcoholic drinks each week appears to modestly ... Does drinking alcohol affect risk of recurrence or mortality for breast cancer survivors? ... “Moderate alcohol intake is one lifestyle factor well documented to have ...

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Alcohol Use and Cancer - American Cancer Society

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Feb 12, 2014 ... Most people know that heavy alcohol use can cause health problems. ... Breast cancer: Even a few drinks a week is linked with an increased risk of ... On the other hand, low to moderate alcohol use has been linked with a ...

Alcohol Consumption and the Risk of Cancer

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Although alcohol has not been shown to cause cancer (i.e., be carcinogenic) in animal ... In addition, heavy alcohol consumption can increase the drinker's risk for ... types of cancer in developed countries after lung cancer, even a moderate ...

Light to moderate intake of alcohol, drinking patterns, and risk of - BMJ

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Aug 18, 2015 ... Associations for light to moderate drinking and total cancer were similar ... However, for women, even an alcohol consumption of 5-14.9 g/day was ..... error does not substantially affect estimates of the alcohol association.37 In ...