Reducing alcohol consumption, an effective anti-cancer gesture

At least 8% of cancers in France, or 28,000 cases annually, are attributed to regular alcohol consumption. Laura Barra / Laura Barra – stock.adobe.com

Denial – Korean researchers looked at the data of more than 4.5 million Korean health insurance subscribers.

With all due respect to fans of wine, beer and other distilled nectars, it has now been proven Regular alcohol consumption increases the risk of cancer (Nose, ear, throat, esophagus, colon, rectum, liver and breast mainly). At least 8% of cancers in France, or 28,000 each year, are attributable to it. But do we know how beneficial reducing our habits can be? To answer this relatively unstudied question, Korean researchers looked at data from more than 4.5 million Korean health insurance subscribers.

Three times, in 2009, 2011 and 2013, the latter filled out a questionnaire indicating whether their alcohol consumption was low (less than 15g of pure alcohol per day, or about one and a half drinks), moderate (15 to 30g) or high (more than 30 g). The researchers compared these results to 80,000 cases of alcohol-related cancer recorded during this period. This showed that individuals drink…

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