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Alcohol and Colon Cancer Risk

A lot of researchers have examined the link between alcohol and colorectal cancer risk. The results suggest that liquor and beer, in certain quantities, increase a person's risk while wine may offer a protective effect.
Alcohol and Colorectal Cancer Risk
Research has indicated that alcohol increases colorectal cancer risk. Research has also shown that it lowers it, or that it has no effect at all. So which is right? All of it may be. The key appears to be what kind of alcohol you're drinking.
Imapct of Cigarettes and Alcohol and Colorectal Cancer Risk
Researchers examined data from 845 people with colorectal cancer to determine if cigarettes and alcohol may have influenced their chances of developing the disease. Their findings, published in the journal Epidemiology, were pretty straightforward.
More Evidence that Alcohol Increases Colorectal Cancer Risk
Researchers analyzed information from almost half a million study participants and found that a person's risk of developing colorectal cancer increased when alcohol consumption increased.
Colon Cancer Smackdown: Spirits vs. Wine
What's better for you with regard to colon cancer risk: drinking wine or drinking distilled spirits like gin, vodka, and bourbon?
Vitamins Aren't Always Good for You
According to a study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, taking a beta-carotene supplement could increase or decrease your risk of developing colon cancer. Which it might do, depends on you.
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