Navigation Links
Drinking Moderately or More Ups Men's Cancer Risk
Date:8/7/2009

been known for a long time that particularly heavy drinking can increase the risk for certain types of cancer."

"We've known, for example, for maybe 30 years now that heavy drinking increases the risk for esophageal cancer," he said. "And drinking and oral cancer of the oral cavity and larynx are also well-established risks. Those are the strongest associations previously identified, although pancreatic and liver cancers have also been linked in the past, while lung cancer has generally not been considered to be an alcohol-related cancer because, in reality, it's really almost impossible to de-link smokers from drinkers since the two behaviors tend to overlap so frequently."

Blot also noted that, when broken down by cancer type, the number of men with some of the cancers was "not particularly large."

The study included all types of cancer from the original study that had been diagnosed in at least 25 participants. The numbers ranged from a low of 28 men with liver cancer to a high of 700 with lung cancer.

"There have been other studies with quite a few more patients that, therefore, have more precise information," Blot said. "So, I would say there is really nothing new or striking about this finding."

More information

The American Cancer Society has more on alcohol and cancer.



SOURCES: Andrea Benedetti, Ph.D., assistant professor, Department of Medicine and Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal; William J. Blot, Ph.D., professor and associate director, cancer prevention, control and population-based research, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, Tenn.; May 2009 Cancer Detection and Prevention, online


'/>"/>
Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Perception May Affect Drinking by College Students
2. Sweetwater Announces Trademarks of State-of-the-Art Healthy Drinking Water Purification Systems
3. Drinking Wine Is Good For The "Heart" & Environment
4. Moderate Drinking Might Guard Against Alzheimers
5. Heavy Drinking Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer
6. EcoloBlue Atmospheric Water Generators(AWG) Will Provide Pure Drinking Water Following a Natural Disaster.
7. Drinking Milk in the Morning May Help Stave off Lunchtime Hunger
8. At U.S. Colleges, Binge Drinking Is on the Rise
9. As college drinking problems rise, new studies identify effective prevention strategies
10. Young adults not drinking enough milk
11. Dangerous college drinking: Prevention is possible, studies suggest
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Drinking Moderately or More Ups Men's Cancer Risk
(Date:9/19/2014)... U.S. military troops deployed to sunny climates may have ... new study. Many returning troops reported getting ... military personnel developed blisters on their skin or noticed ... their moles since being deployed overseas. All of ... the study authors noted. "The past decade of ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... FRIDAY, Sept. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food ... Trulicity, on Thursday. Trulicity is part of a class of ... adults with type 2 diabetes. "Trulicity is a ... to existing treatment regimens to control blood sugar levels in ... deputy director of the FDA,s Office of Drug Evaluation II, ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... a leading anti-ageing clinic has called its HGH Therapy ... has grown tremendously across USA in the last decade with ... It has far reaching benefits for ageing men and women ... and active lifestyle even beyond their middle age. , ... MetroMD said, “HGH or Human Growth hormones are the building ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... Ariz. (Sept. 19, 2014) - New research published today ... new Ebola cases could reach 6,800 in West Africa ... measures are not enacted. , Arizona State University ... that the rate of rise in cases significantly increased ... that a mass quarantine was put in place, indicating ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Famous Vancouver ... announced that it has now become a one-stop-solution for ... and businesses in Vancouver. The company has achieved this ... services to its customers. While there are many companies ... to have a single vendor who can offer all ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Some U.S. Troops May Face Greater Skin Cancer Risk 2Health News:FDA Approves Another Weekly Injectable Drug for Type 2 Diabetes 2Health News:MetroMD Announces Better HGH Therapy - the ‘God Particle’ of Human Health 2Health News:Research predicts possible 6,800 new Ebola cases this month 2Health News:Pro Ace Now Provides Heating, Air Conditioning, Plumbing & Electrical Services under One Roof 2
... Vomiting syndrome made him a recluse at times, researcher ... Australian researcher claims he has identified the illness that ... vomiting, headaches and skin problems for most of his ... been suggested for the illness that could be so ...
... gender differences that explain the aging inequity , ... yet another gender inequity: Women develop more and deeper ... do. , The disadvantage had long been suspected, but ... Foad Nahai, a plastic surgeon practicing in Atlanta and ...
... ... of nimotuzumab , ... (PRWEB) December 17, 2009 -- Thomas Wellner, President and CEO of Therapure Biopharma ... signing of an agreement under which Therapure Biopharma will provide aseptic fill and finish ...
... 17 Over the last few weeks there has been an ... e cigarette opposition in an attempt to scare the population concerning ... when the evidence clearly shows that the product is indeed a ... opinions from top medial and harm reduction specialist around the world. ...
... , , SAN DIEGO, Dec. 17 CareFusion ... been notified of an unsolicited mini-tender offer by TRC Capital Corporation ... stock, representing approximately 1.8 percent of the shares of common stock ... below the share closing price of CareFusion common stock on Dec. ...
... , , HOUSTON, ... Inc., a majority-owned subsidiary of Arrayit Corporation (OTC Bulletin ... for commercialization of its microarray-based OvaDx(TM) Pre-Symptomatic ... late-stage development - the rights to which have been ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New Theory Emerges on Darwin's Illness 2Health News:Mouth Area Wrinkles More in Women Than Men 2Health News:Mouth Area Wrinkles More in Women Than Men 3Health News:Therapure Biopharma Inc. and YM BioSciences Inc. Announce Partnership 2Health News:Therapure Biopharma Inc. and YM BioSciences Inc. Announce Partnership 3Health News:Therapure Biopharma Inc. and YM BioSciences Inc. Announce Partnership 4Health News:Special Interest Deceptions Continue to Rampant About Electronic Cigarettes 2Health News:CareFusion Recommends Rejection of Mini-Tender Offer by TRC Capital 2Health News:Arrayit Diagnostics to Bring First Pre-Symptomatic Ovarian Cancer Blood Test to Multi-Billion Dollar Diagnostic Market in 2010 2Health News:Arrayit Diagnostics to Bring First Pre-Symptomatic Ovarian Cancer Blood Test to Multi-Billion Dollar Diagnostic Market in 2010 3Health News:Arrayit Diagnostics to Bring First Pre-Symptomatic Ovarian Cancer Blood Test to Multi-Billion Dollar Diagnostic Market in 2010 4
(Date:9/19/2014)... -- Merck (NYSE: MRK ), known as MSD outside ... , is teaming with celebrity chef and cookbook author Leticia ... an educational program encouraging Hispanics with type 2 diabetes to achieve ... to help reduce the risk of serious health problems. Hispanics in ... risk for developing type 2 diabetes than non-Hispanic white adults, and ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... -- UBM Medica US announces that  OncoTherapy ... oncologists and other clinicians gain a better understanding of ... therapies and immunotherapies, discusses some of the latest news ... Every September, Blood Cancer Awareness Month is ... cancers—helping to increase survival rates and improve the quality ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... According to market research ... Industrial, & Laboratory), Industry (Food, Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Surgical ... & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to ... lyophilization market on the basis of various types, ... the market size of each of these segments ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Celebrity Chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz Partners with Merck on Desafiando La Diabetes: Logra Tus Metas to Urge Hispanics With Type 2 Diabetes to Get to Their A1C Goal 2Celebrity Chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz Partners with Merck on Desafiando La Diabetes: Logra Tus Metas to Urge Hispanics With Type 2 Diabetes to Get to Their A1C Goal 3Celebrity Chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz Partners with Merck on Desafiando La Diabetes: Logra Tus Metas to Urge Hispanics With Type 2 Diabetes to Get to Their A1C Goal 4Celebrity Chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz Partners with Merck on Desafiando La Diabetes: Logra Tus Metas to Urge Hispanics With Type 2 Diabetes to Get to Their A1C Goal 5OncoTherapy Network Highlights National Blood Cancer Awareness Month 2OncoTherapy Network Highlights National Blood Cancer Awareness Month 3OncoTherapy Network Highlights National Blood Cancer Awareness Month 4Lyophilization Market Worth $5,121.5 Million by 2019 2Lyophilization Market Worth $5,121.5 Million by 2019 3
... Calif., Oct. 20 VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc., ... individuals with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), today announced ... telescope technology. VisionCare,s investigational telescope implant is the ... approval by the FDA Ophthalmic Devices Advisory Panel ...
... AlphaDetail, an innovator in pharmaceutical marketing research, is pleased ... tracking services: AlphaLink and AlphaMonitor. , AlphaLink helps clients ... with tracking study results. "One of the biggest issues ... data, gathered from a number of different sources," says ...
Cached Medicine Technology:VisionCare Implantable Telescope Technology Presentations Featured at Upcoming American Academy of Ophthalmology and Ophthalmology Innovation Summit Meetings 2VisionCare Implantable Telescope Technology Presentations Featured at Upcoming American Academy of Ophthalmology and Ophthalmology Innovation Summit Meetings 3AlphaDetail Tracking Study Enhancements: The Advantage of Integration and Speed 2
... new AquaGuide Ureteral Access Sheath, you can ... access sheath - plus an entirely new ... sheath is designed with a proprietary dual ... second working channel for a variety of ...
Used during the performance of balloon dilation procedures to inflate and deflate the balloon and measure the pressure within the balloon during the procedure. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages....
... Straight Channel; 33 or 42 cm Working ... Ureteroscopes offer a small distal diameter with ... the ureter for diagnosis and treatment. The ... for large operating instruments, mechanical (Lithoclast) or ...
Semi-Rigid Ureteroscope...
Medicine Products: