Latest Alcohol and cancer Stories

2011-05-24 15:30:00

Scientists have long known that people who have a close relative with alcohol problems themselves run an increased risk of starting to abuse alcohol.

2011-05-18 13:57:15

The results from a very well-done meta-analysis support other data generated on the risk of alcohol consumption and gastric cancer – that is – that the risk may be real for heavy alcohol consumption but not for moderate intake.

2011-05-18 10:35:00

Researchers have announced that men can lessen their risk of prostate cancer by consuming 6 or more cups of coffee per day.

2011-05-18 00:18:50

Men who regularly drink coffee appear to have a lower risk of developing a lethal form of prostate cancer.

2011-05-12 07:27:21

Want to reduce your risk of breast cancer? New research suggests drinking coffee might help you do that.

2011-05-11 06:15:00

Frequent users of acetaminophen are at a slightly increased risk for blood cancers, according to new research from scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington.

2011-04-19 14:02:22

A large group of distinguished scientists published a very detailed and rather complex paper describing the association between alcohol consumption and cancer in the BMJ.

2011-04-18 08:01:37

It’s one of the latest trends in drinking: mixing alcoholic beverages with energy drinks.

2011-04-14 15:56:43

A study of more than 100,000 men and women over 14 years finds nonsmokers who followed recommendations for cancer prevention had a lower risk of death from cancer, cardiovascular disease, and all-causes.

2011-04-08 14:48:20

According to a study released on Friday, about one in 10 cancers in men and one in 33 in women in western European countries are caused by current and past alcohol consumption.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.