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Andresasson, Sven and Chikritzhs, Tanya and Dangardt, Frida and Holder, Harold D and Naimi, Timothy and Stockwell, Tim . (2017) Alcohol and society. Theme 2016/2017: alcohol and cancer. Stockholm: IOGT-NTO & Swedish Society of Medicine & CERA. 46 p.

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International research has shown that alcohol can cause cancer, even at moderate consumption levels. This report includes estimates that almost 30% of the cases of alcohol-induced cancer in Sweden are due to moderate or low levels of alcohol consumption, and that the more the individual consumes, the greater the risk.


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Report
Drug Type:Alcohol
Intervention Type:AOD disorder, AOD disorder harm reduction
Date:2017
Pages:46 p.
Publisher:IOGT-NTO & Swedish Society of Medicine & CERA
Place of Publication:Stockholm
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Subjects:A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence > Substance use behaviour > Alcohol consumption
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Effects and consequences
B Substances > Alcohol
G Health and disease > State of health > Physical health
G Health and disease > Public health
G Health and disease > Pathologic process > Cancer
VA Geographic area > Europe > Sweden

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