Latest Alcohol and cancer Stories

2009-04-23 20:04:08

Hormone replacement therapy protected post-menopausal women against colon cancer, researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., said. The study was designed to look at possible links between estrogen exposure and colon cancer molecular subtypes, to determine how these hormones might function as anti-cancer agents, the researchers said. The study is part of the Iowa Women's Health Study, which enrolled 41,836 women from Iowa, ages 55-69, in 1986.

2009-04-22 16:00:00

Abstinence is the key to surviving alcohol-related liver disease, a British researcher says. Dr.

2009-04-22 10:30:43

Drinking wine may reduce the risk of death and relapse among non-Hodgkin's lymphoma patients, according to a new study.

2009-04-14 07:15:00

Previous studies suggesting that coffee decreases risks of colorectal, colon or rectal cancer have been debunked by recent studies that confirm coffee contributes insignificantly to these cancers.

2009-04-06 00:59:20

Making five lifestyle changes could substantially reduce the rate of colorectal cancer in Britain -- particularly among men -- researchers said. Donald Maxwell Parkin of Cancer Research United Kingdom Centre for Epidemiology, Mathematics, and Statistics in London said the researchers sought to estimate how recommended lifestyle changes could affect the predicted incidence of colorectal cancer in the United Kingdom during the next 24 years. Based on published studies, the researchers made...

2009-03-31 10:56:18

A new study shows that people with multiple sclerosis may be at a lower risk for cancer overall, but at a higher risk of developing certain types of cancer, such as brain tumors and bladder cancer.

2009-03-27 11:51:49

Iranian researchers released a population-based study on Friday that showed drinking very hot tea may increase the risk of throat cancer.

2009-03-25 18:02:32

College students who are problem drinkers and use alcohol to cope and boost self-confidence are more apt to continue drinking, U.S. researchers said.

2009-03-25 08:27:34

College students who are problem drinkers using alcohol to cope with personal problems and boost self-confidence are more likely to continue excessive drinking into adulthood, a recent study suggests.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.