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Alcohol tied to cancer; quitting smoking may help reduce drinking
 

Alcohol tied to cancer; quitting smoking may help reduce drinking

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A recent study conducted by a team of researchers from New Zealand found that alcohol likely causes seven types of cancer. Their findings were published in the journal Addiction.
 
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27 Jul 2016 - General
 
Heavy alcohol consumption can lead to a variety of negative health consequences, like alcohol liver disease (which can lead to liver cirrhosis, giving rise to complication like varices, encephalopathy, and ascites), pancreatitis, gastritis, head injury due to being drunk, and also a few types of cancer (liver, colon, rectum, larynx, orolarynx, oesophagus, and breast – among females). Apart from the physical illness, alcohol consumption can lead to adverse psycho-social consequences as well. Hen...
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Many people are aware that heavy alcohol use can cause health problems such as cirrhosis of the liver, hepatitis, high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke, but many are not aware that alcohol can also increase a your of developing cancer. Alcohol use has been linked to an increased risk of several types of cancer, including cancers of the mouth, throat (pharynx), voice box (larynx), esophagus (swallowing tube), liver, breast (in women), colon and rectum. The risk for each of these cancers i...
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