This article provided by Rachel James, graduate student in medical nutrition.
Original Source: nebraskamed.com
Can drinking alcohol affect your cancer risk? Unfortunately, yes. Find out how cancer survivors can proactively lower their risk of recurrence by changing their drinking habits.
Research links alcohol use with several cancers, including cancers of the mouth, throat, voice box, esophagus, liver, colon, rectum and breast. Any amount of alcohol raises cancer risk by causing damage to tissues, which can cause inflammation and scarring. Alcohol also makes it harder for the body to absorb certain nutrients...click here to continue reading