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[] , Condron, Ita Alcohol a major cause of cancer. (15 Dec 2013)


The public's awareness of the link between alcohol and cancer needs to improve, Irish researchers have said.

After smoking, obesity and physical inactivity, alcohol is a major cause of cancer and the proportion of alcohol-related deaths from cancer in Ireland is higher than the European average, the researchers warned.

They carried out a study which analysed the incidence of cancer deaths that were attributed to alcohol in Ireland over the 10-year period 2001 to 2010.....


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