Why Does Alcohol Increase the Chance of Developing Cancer?

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Can alcohol increase the chance of developing cancer? Well, a study in England has found that 10% of cancers in men and 3% of cancers in women are caused by excessive alcohol consumption. The cancers that have been connected to alcohol include liver, breast, colon cancer, and cancers of the upper digestive tract such as mouth, throat, or esophageal cancers.

Now what are considered safe drinking levels for men and women? Well you know it's all relative, but safe is two glasses, two drinks of alcohol a day in man and one for women.