Frequent drinking vs quantity of alcohol consumption increases risk for GI cancer

Frequent drinking vs quantity of alcohol consumption increases risk for GI cancer

Frequent drinking and not the amount of alcohol consumed per occasion was a more significant risk factor for incident gastrointestinal cancers, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open.“In the present study, most moderate and heavy drinkers were men, and only 10.8% of moderate drinkers and 5.5% of heavy drinkers were women,” Jung Eun Yoo, MD, PhD, department of family medicine, Healthcare System Gangnam Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea and colleagues wrote. “Therefore, it is possible that the association of alcohol consumptionRead More

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