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

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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.....


Item Type:News
Date:15 December 2013
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Subjects:VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
G Health and disease > State of health > Physical health
G Health and disease > Substance use disorder > Alcohol use
B Substances > Alcohol
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Effects and consequences

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