Risks and Forms of Cancer Associated with Alcohol Consumption
Cancer Research Journal
Volume 2, Issue 6-1, December 2014, Pages: 30-33
Received: Nov. 28, 2014; Accepted: Dec. 6, 2014; Published: Dec. 27, 2014
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Rodolfo do Couto Maia, Department of Chemistry, University College London, 20 Gordon Street, London, United Kingdom
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Abstract
Although alcohol has been considered a carcinogenic agent for a long time, there still was a lot of controversy about many questions on the role of alcohol in several types of cancer. During the last few years some studies have been trying to address these many issues and the understanding about this topic has greatly increased. Some of these data have been gathered and highlighted in this review as a way to demonstrate if and/or how alcohol consumption, in combination or not with other unsafe lifestyle habits, in fact represents a risk factor for some cancer types that it has been associated with.
Keywords
Cancer, Alcohol, Alcohol Consumption, Cancer Risk, Lifestyle
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Rodolfo do Couto Maia, Risks and Forms of Cancer Associated with Alcohol Consumption, Cancer Research Journal. Special Issue:Lifestyle and Cancer Risk. Vol. 2, No. 6-1, 2014, pp. 30-33. doi: 10.11648/j.crj.s.2014020601.13
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