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Does drinking alcohol increase the risk of colon cancer?

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Dr. David Stein
Surgery - Colorectal
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In brief: It depends

Some studies suggest a link between an increased consumption of alcohol and colorectal cancer.
A study analyzing the korean population showed a higher rate of colon cancer in people who consumed alcohol regularly. In a north carolina study the opposite appeared to be true - alcohol consumption seemed to decrease the rate of colon cancer. Basically, there there is no strong evidence either way.

In brief: It depends

Some studies suggest a link between an increased consumption of alcohol and colorectal cancer.
A study analyzing the korean population showed a higher rate of colon cancer in people who consumed alcohol regularly. In a north carolina study the opposite appeared to be true - alcohol consumption seemed to decrease the rate of colon cancer. Basically, there there is no strong evidence either way.
Dr. David Stein
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: Yes

Excess alcohol, low fiber diet, inactivity, eating processed foods, and smoked meats are all contributing factors to crc.

In brief: Yes

Excess alcohol, low fiber diet, inactivity, eating processed foods, and smoked meats are all contributing factors to crc.
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