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Alcohol Contributes to Cancer Cases and Deaths

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Excessive alcohol consumption is a risk factor for several cancers, and a recent study that analyzed information from the United States Cancer Statistics database estimates that alcohol may be the primary driver of 4.8% of cancer cases and 3.2% of cancer deaths, or about 75,000 cases and 19,000 deaths per year in the United States. Cancer Epidemiology, January 2021