Why and how does alcohol increase the risk of cancer?

“Breast, mouth, larynx, pharynx, esophagus, liver, stomach, colon and rectum: Even in low doses, alcohol increases the risk of developing eight different types of cancer. Dr. Jean-Baptiste Méric, an oncologist and the Director of Public Health and Care at the National Cancer Institute, explains the connection between alcohol consumption and cancer.”

Find more from The French National Cancer Institute (France, January 2023)

“Often denied or ignored, the cancer-causing nature of alcohol is clearly established. Alcohol is the second leading preventable cause of cancer-related deaths, responsible for 28,000 new cases each year. It has been classified as a human carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) since 1988 and is responsible for several types of cancer.

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