Category: Cancer

Lifetime Alcohol Drinking and Mortality in Women with Breast Cancer

alcohol and breast cancer

Is there an association between drinking and mortality in women who have breast cancer? I.  Important Question Investigators asked that important question. To do so, they studied over time 1,116 women who had breast cancer. The researchers identified them through the Metropolitan New York Registry. It’s a registry of women from families at high risk of …

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Drinking and Stomach Cancer Risk: What You Need to Know

drinking and stomach cancer

Many people are concerned about alcohol drinking and stomach cancer. Does drinking alcohol cause stomach cancer? And will drinking increase the risk of getting the disease? I. Alcohol Not a Risk Fortunately, the moderate drinking of alcohol is not a risk factor for developing stomach or gastric cancer. Major medical organizations have made this conclusion …

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Alcohol and Lung Cancer: Is Drinking a Risk Factor?

Is drinking alcohol a risk factor for lung cancer? That is, does drinking increases the chance of getting the disease? No. Drinking alcohol and lung cancer are not linked or associated. That’s the conclusion of the National Cancer Institute. American Cancer Society. National Health Service (UK). Cancer Council Australia. American Society of Clinical Oncology. Canadian Cancer Society. Cancer Research …

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