Latest Alcohol and cancer Stories

2008-10-07 14:42:11

Moderate consumption of red wine may decrease the risk of lung cancer in men, according to a report in the October issue of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention¸ a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.

2008-10-02 09:00:07

Hepatitis B exposure may increase risk for pancreatic cancer: study WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- In a first-of-its-kind finding, researchers at University of Texas have discovered that exposure to the hepatitis B virus (HBV) may increase the risk of pancreatic cancer.

2008-10-01 14:16:56

Researchers have discovered a genetic link to a hormone secreted by the body’s fat cells that may lower the risk of colon cancer.

2008-09-27 00:00:12

More people are being diagnosed with cancer in Wales, but an increased number are surviving, according to a new report. The Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit (WCISU) has published figures from between 1992 and 2006.

2008-09-25 12:00:15

By Paula Fentiman Obese women who carry most of their extra weight in their stomach are 70% more likely to develop pancreatic cancer, a study found today.

2008-09-17 15:00:11

Cancer and heart disease could be halved in women if they never smoked or gained weight, and if they exercise and eat a low-fat diet, U.S. researcher said. Dr.

2008-08-27 03:00:56

People in high-income countries are the least likely to believe that drinking alcohol increases the risk of cancer, officials of a Swiss non-profit say.

2008-08-06 18:00:38

WASHINGTON _ As Americans aged over the last two generations, they drank less alcohol. And the younger generation of adults drank less heavily than the ones before it, according to the first analysis of alcohol-consumption trends over adult life spans.

2008-07-17 00:00:11

Obese women who carry most of their extra weight on their stomach are 70 per cent more likely to develop pancreatic cancer, a study found.

2008-07-11 15:00:13

An amount of alcohol that may be beneficial for men may not be good for women, Japanese researchers said. Study co-author Dr. Hiroyasu Iso of Osaka University in Japan analyzed data from a survey of 34,776 men and 48,906 women ages 40 to 79.

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'.