How Drinking Alcohol Increases Your Risk Of Cancer

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Original Source: mountaineer.com

Did you know that having one or more alcoholic drinks a day increases your chances of getting cancer?

According to the American Cancer Society, regularly having one or two alcoholic drinks a day increases your risk of developing cancer of the mouth, larynx, pharynx, throat and esophagus (widely known as head and neck cancer) as well as breast and colorectal cancer. Plus, long-term alcohol use has been linked to an elevated risk of liver cancer.

Even light drinkers — people who consume no more than one alcoholic drink a day — have an increased risk of developing certain cancers, especially…click here to continue reading

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