BBC News - Alcohol can increase cancer risk




New research shows that drinking more than a pint of beer or a glass of wine a day can substantially increase the risk of some cancers.


In the UK alone alcohol is being blamed for 13,000 cancer cases each year.


A large Europe-wide study, published by the British Medical Journal, found that one-in-10 of all cancers in men and one-in-33 of all cancers in women are caused by past or current alcohol intake.


Doctor Kat Arney from Cancer Research UK spoke to Breakfast News.





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