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Can you consume alcohol if you have bowel cancer?
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Best to abstain.
These types of questions are always hard to answer: on the one hand, you are asking a physician to endorse the use of a known toxin associated with increased risks of colon cancer as well as many other diseases; on the other hand, one drink on an occasional basis will probably have no detrimental effect.
Like any vice, i would like to say "no", but realistically can say "in moderation".

In brief: Best to abstain.
These types of questions are always hard to answer: on the one hand, you are asking a physician to endorse the use of a known toxin associated with increased risks of colon cancer as well as many other diseases; on the other hand, one drink on an occasional basis will probably have no detrimental effect.
Like any vice, i would like to say "no", but realistically can say "in moderation".
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Alain Ades
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
In brief: Wrong answer
This answer is ludicrous.
There is little if any connection to colon cancer and alcohol. If someone has liver mets or on chemo, that is different.

In brief: Wrong answer
This answer is ludicrous.
There is little if any connection to colon cancer and alcohol. If someone has liver mets or on chemo, that is different.
Dr. Alain Ades
Dr. Alain Ades
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