Sunday, July 24, 2016

Drinking alcohol can Cause Growth 7 Types of Cancer

Previous studies have found an association between drinking alcohol with a higher risk of certain cancers. However, previous studies did not explain whether drinking alcohol can directly cause cancer.

In a new meta-analysis, published in the journal Addiction, researchers conducted a review of studies conducted over the past decade on alcohol and cancer, including a review of the American Institute for Cancer Research and the International Agency for Research on Cancer.

"There is strong evidence that alcohol can cause cancer in seven locations in the body, and possibly in other body parts," said Dr. Jennie Connor, a physician at the University of Otago New Zealand and author of the study.

The evidence supports a causal relationship of alcohol consumption with cancer in the oropharynx (throat), larynx, esophagus, liver, colon, rectum, breast and women, Connor stressed.

There is also other evidence showing a strong link between alcohol and other cancers, such as prostate, pancreatic and melanoma.

However, the evidence is not strong enough for the researchers to conclude that there is a causal relationship between drinking alcohol with 3 cancer earlier.

However, for seven proven cancer are directly related, found a dose-response relationship, which means that the more alcohol you drink, the more likely the person is to develop the cancer.

And previous research has found that for some types of cancer, a person's risk of cancer can be decreased when the person stops drinking alcohol.

Connor continued, drinking more than 50 grams of alcohol per day was associated with 4-7 times greater risk of mouth cancer, throat cancer or esophageal cancer compared with those who drank none. Including a 1.5 times greater risk of having colorectal cancer, liver or breast cancer, according to the study.

Scientists believe that the compounds formed when alcohol is drunk can do the destruction of the cell, so that alcohol is responsible for the development of cancer of the mouth, throat, esophagus and liver.

The compound acetaldehyde formed when alcohol is ingested by saliva or molecules in the liver. Acetaldehyde will make direct contact with the tissues of the mouth, throat, esophagus and liver, and can damage the DNA in the cells of these tissues, which can cause cancer.

But for breast cancer, alcohol can cause cancer by increasing estrogen levels in the body, the hormone that has been linked to the disease, according to research.

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