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Discovering the causes of cancer and the means of prevention


Alcohol consumption is a well-established risk factor for certain cancers. DCEG researchers investigate the relationship between alcohol use and risk of various cancers, specifically as it relates to liver disease and liver cancer, breast cancer, and other malignancies. 

Search for DCEG publications on alcohol and cancer.

Examples of studies that have included alcohol among other risk factors:

Prostate, Lung, Colon, and Ovary Prospective Study
NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
U.S. Radiologic Technologists Cohort
Case-Control Study of Biliary Tract Cancer in Shanghai
Case-Control Studies of Cancers of the Digestive Tract in Shanghai
Case-Control Studies of Multiple Myeloma and Cancers of the Pancreas and Prostate Among Blacks and Whites in the United States