Saturday, April 9, 2011

Alcohol caused 13 Thousand Cases of Cancer

Alcohol caused 13 Thousand Cases of Cancer, Alcohol causes the emergence of some 13 thousand cases of cancer in the UK, according to a study published on Friday 8 April 2011 in the British Medical Journal. Details, about 9,000 cases in men and about 4,000 in women.

Alcohol caused 13 Thousand Cases of Cancer, Researchers found that most of these cases were caused by the consumption of alcoholic beverages more than the daily limit allowed. It is said, although the drink in small quantities, will still be some risk of developing several types of cancer.

In the UK, alcohol causes about 6,000 cases of oral cancer, colon cancer and 2,500 breast cancer 3000.

The study looked at the emergence of cases of cancer in more than 350 thousand people of Europe between 1992 and 2000. The participants were asked about their alcohol consumption.

Naomi Allen, Cancer Research UK epidemiologist based at Oxford University, said, "This study supports existing evidence that alcohol causes cancer and which increases the risk even with drinking a moderate amount."

He warned, "The results of this study reflect the impact of alcohol drinking habits in the community since about 10 years ago. Even the increasing trend just now. This could cause more cases of cancer due to alcohol in the future .."


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