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Latest Alcohol and cancer Stories

2009-12-03 14:32:47

New study results strengthen the evidence that people who smoke cigarettes over a long period of time have an increased risk for developing colorectal cancer, even after adjusting for other risk factors.

2009-11-16 11:30:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EntreMed, Inc.

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2009-10-28 06:05:00

A recent study indicates that women, and not men, in their 70’s who consume light to moderate amounts of alcohol may be protected against loss of motility.

2009-10-27 11:16:35

Alcohol consumption has long been linked to cancer and its spread, but the underlying mechanism has never been clear.

2009-10-14 11:03:20

Researchers Urge Caution on Recent Results, Suggest Life-Style Factors Real Source.

2009-09-16 15:14:33

U.S. researchers suggest ethnicity may account for why body weight affects prostate cancer risk in some men but not others.

2009-09-09 09:04:34

It is well known that survivors of breast cancer have a much higher risk of developing a second breast cancer than women in the general population have of developing a first breast cancer. However, little is known about what lifestyle factors may make survivors more vulnerable to a second cancer.

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2009-08-22 13:45:00

A new study suggests that men who drink beer or liquor on a regular basis may face a heightened risk of several different types of cancers.

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2009-08-11 13:29:04

A leading British charity warned on Tuesday that an "alarming" growth in oral cancer rates for people in their 40s is largely due to rising alcohol consumption

2009-07-14 10:18:15

Research from the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota indicates that a baby born to an older mother may have a slightly increased risk for many of the cancers that occur during childhood.


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  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
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