Tag: Cancer

Drinking Alcohol Reduces Kidney Cancer Risk: Important Medical Facts

There is strong evidence that the moderate consumption of alcohol reduces kidney cancer (renal cell carcinoma) risk. The alcoholic beverage can be beer, wine or distilled spirits (liquor). I. Kidney Cancer The risk of kidney cancer is serious. It is one of the ten most common cancers among both men and women. About 50,000 cases of […]

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 […]

Drinking Alcohol and Gallbladder Cancer Risk: Essential Information

Alcohol and gallbladder cancer are not linked. So drinking alcohol is not a risk factor for developing the disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The National Health Service of the UK (NHS). The American Cancer Society. Cancer Research UK. These and other major organizations conclude that alcohol doesn’t increase the risk of […]

Drinking and Prostate Cancer Risk. Research Evidence

The Study Researchers studied alcohol drinking and prostate cancer risk. To do so, they used data from 11,372 male participants in the Finnish Twin Cohort. The Cohort was first formed in 1974. It consisted of twins who were at least 16 years old. They included both monozygotic and dizygotic twin pairs. That is, both identical […]

Alcohol and Health: Medical Findings for Health and Long Life

What do we know about alcohol and health? Moderate drinkers tend to have better health than either abstainers or heavy drinkers. They have fewer heart attacks and strokes. They’re also less likely to have many other diseases. Beer, wine and spirits appear to be equally good for health. And for longevity. I. Some Background on […]

Risk of Ovarian Cancer & Drinking Alcohol

The risk of ovarian cancer is not linked to drinking alcohol even at high levels of consumption. Ovarian cancer is a very serious disease. It is the fifth most common cause of cancer death in women in the U.S. But if detected early, the five-year survival rate is about 93%. The most common symptoms of […]

Breast Cancer Prevention: Drinking Alcohol

Breast cancer prevention is associated with drinking alcohol? Moderate drinking was linked to prevention of  breast cancer prevention in this study. Doctors studied two hundred and fifty breast cancer patients and 250 controls. Data collection was by face-to-face interviews. The data collected included demographic, clinical, lifestyle, diet, and drinking patterns. Drinking was categorized as follows. […]

Risk of Endometrial Cancer Reduced by Drinking Alcohol: Alcoholic Beverages Protective against Uterine Cancer

Study: Risk of Endometrial Cancer The risk of endometrial cancer is lowered by drinking  in moderation. This study looked at drinking and risk of endometrial cancer. It followed 68,067 women who were age 35-59 at the start of the study. The doctors did  for 30 years. They also measured the women’s alcohol consumption during that […]

Breast Cancer in African-American Women: Is Alcohol a Risk Factor for Black Women?

The risk of breast cancer in African-American women is slightly lower than among white women. But black women are more likely to have aggressive forms of breast cancer. They are also more likely to develop the disease at an earlier age. So, the risk of breast cancer in African-American women is more serious than for […]

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