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Alcohol and cancer

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Alcoholic beverages are classified by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) .... A 2006 study in mice showed moderate drinking resulted in larger and .... The evidence that alcohol ...

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? ... for Americans 2010 defines moderate alcohol drinking as up to one drink per day for .... Even 16 years after they stopped drinking alcohol, the risk of cancer was still higher for ...

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.

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 ...

Alcohol Consumption and the Risk of Cancer

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Thus, alcohol causes cirrhosis of the liver in a substantial proportion of heavy drinkers, ... In addition, heavy alcohol consumption can increase the drinker's risk for ... types of cancer in developed countries after lung cancer, even a moderate ...

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

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Heavy drinking is a major cause of preventable death in most countries. ... (1) Heavy drinking can damage the liver and heart, harm an unborn child, increase the ... In fact, even among alcohol researchers, there's no universally accepted ... could counteract the effect of moderate alcohol consumption on breast cancer risk.

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 breast cancer | Drinkaware

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Of course drinking alcohol does not mean you will automatically get breast ... alcohol breaks down into a substance called acetaldehyde, which can cause ... Light to moderate drinking is associated with minimally increased risk of overall cancer. ... risk of alcohol related cancers (mainly breast cancer) increases even within ...

3quarksdaily: Does Beer Cause Cancer?

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Feb 24, 2014 ... Is moderate beer drinking good for your health, as I have always ... a label on every beer can stating, "consumption of alcohol can cause cancer and .... (though even moderate drinking can cause foetal alcohol syndrome or ...

Even drinking a tiny bit of alcohol can cause cancer | Health ...

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Aug 18, 2015 ... Even drinking a tiny bit of alcohol can cause cancer ... history of the disease, they found that light to moderate drinking – less than two drinks a ...

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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 ...

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 ...

Even Moderate Drinking Increases the Risk for Cancer - Medscape

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Apr 8, 2011 ... The risk increases even with drinking moderate amounts. ... that alcohol causes cancer and that the risk increases even with drinking ... For this analysis of alcohol and cancer, the researchers used EPIC ... "Many people just don't know that drinking alcohol can increase their cancer risk," said Sara Hiom,...