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[Alcohol Action Ireland] 900 people in Ireland diagnosed with alcohol-related cancer every year – Sobering facts to be delivered at public talk tonight. (07 Dec 2016)

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Alcohol is the cause of around 900 incidences of cancer in Ireland each year, and 500 of these patients will die of their disease. These sobering facts will be highlighted at a public talk tonight (Wed, December 7) on the links between alcohol and cancer.

The Irish Cancer Society event ‘Decoding Cancer – Alcohol and Cancer: The Sobering Facts’ will see Addiction Psychiatrist Dr Peter Rice address the implications of what we drink on how likely we are to develop cancer. The event takes place at 6.30pm in the Wood Quay venue, Dublin Civic Offices, Dublin 8.........


Item Type:News
Source:Alcohol Action Ireland
Date:7 December 2016
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Subjects:A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence > Substance use behaviour > Alcohol consumption
B Substances > Alcohol
G Health and disease > State of health > Physical health
G Health and disease > Pathologic process > Cancer
P Demography, epidemiology, and history > Population dynamics > Substance related mortality / death
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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