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[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth Over 350,000 people died from alcohol-related cancer in just one year. (31 Dec 2016)

URL: http://www.thejournal.ie/cancer-alcohol-study-3085...

Alcohol consumption caused more than 700,000 new cancer cases and around 366,000 cancer deaths in 2012, mainly in rich countries. Comparing the cancer risk of people who drink, to that of people who do not, researchers calculated that alcohol was responsible for an estimated 5% of all new cancer cases, and 4.5% of deaths per year........


Item Type:News
Source:thejournal.ie
Date:31 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
P Demography, epidemiology, and history > Population dynamics > Substance related mortality / death

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