Comparing Cancer Risks Between Alcohol and Tobacco

Posted on March 29, 2019 in Africa, Africa, Africa, Africa, Africa

One bottle of wine per week is associated with an increased absolute lifetime risk of alcohol-related cancers in women, driven by breast cancer, equivalent to the increased absolute cancer risk associated with ten cigarettes per week. These findings can help communicate that moderate levels of drinking are an important public health risk for women. The risks for men, equivalent to five cigarettes per week, are also of note…

Alcohol Harm, Big Alcohol, Cancer, Evidence, NCDs, News, Report
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