Study: Alcohol linked to esophageal cancer deaths in men

02/20/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

Alcohol consumption is linked to 3.5% of all U.S. cancer deaths, and esophageal cancer is among those responsible for the majority of alcohol-attributable deaths in men, according to research from the National Cancer Institute. "For most alcohol users, therefore, reducing alcohol consumption would likely improve their health in many ways in addition to reducing cancer risk," the study team said.

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