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Latest Alcohol and cancer Stories

2011-04-07 08:04:59

A big beer belly isn’t the only concern for heavy beer drinkers.

2011-04-04 19:40:39

Heavy beer drinkers who have a specific genetic variant in the cluster of three genes that metabolize alcohol are at significantly higher risk of developing non-cardia gastric cancer.

2011-04-04 13:03:21

Results of the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study revealed that diabetes is associated with lower risk of prostate cancer in men but with higher risk of other cancers in both men and women.

2011-03-30 16:55:48

In a study of 1,721 Korean male drinkers aged 40 in an urban population–based cohort, and another sample of 1,113 male drinkers from an independent rural cohort, information on average daily alcohol consumption was collected and DNA samples were collected for genotyping.

2011-03-15 14:34:19

Heavy drinking is not associated with one of the two most common types of gullet (oesophageal) cancer, suggests research published online in Gut.

2011-03-14 20:57:38

Heavy alcohol consumption, specifically three or more glasses of liquor a day, is associated with an increased risk of death from pancreatic cancer.

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2011-02-11 08:35:00

Alcohol is responsible for more than two and a half million deaths annually, according to statistics published by the World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday.

2011-01-18 16:18:53

Many risk factors for breast cancer are well studied and documented.

2010-11-12 08:09:59

Long-term use of statins is unlikely to substantially increase or decrease overall cancer risk, but was associated with lowering risk of melanoma, endometrial cancer and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

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2010-11-06 09:30:00

A new study suggests that people who consume large quantities of red meat may have a greater chance of developing certain cancers of the throat and stomach than people who limit their intake of steaks and hamburgers.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.