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9 Novembre 2017

ASCO Cites Evidence That Alcohol Is Linked to Cancer, Calls for Reduced Alcohol Consumption

November 8, 2017 – Alcohol use-whether light, moderate, or heavy-is linked with increasing the risk of several leading cancers, including those of the breast, colon, esophagus, and head and neck, according to evidence gathered by ASCO. In a statement released November 7 identifying alcohol as a definite risk factor for cancer, ASCO emphasizes that 5% to 6% of new cancers and cancer deaths globally are directly attributable to alcohol. This is particularly concerning as 70% … (leggi tutto)